Ectomomyrmex scobinus

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Ectomomyrmex scobinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Ectomomyrmex
Species: E. scobinus
Binomial name
Ectomomyrmex scobinus
Wilson, 1958

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

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Biology

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Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • striata. Bothroponera striata Donisthorpe, 1949b: 489 (w.) NEW GUINEA. [Junior secondary homonym of striata Smith, 1858b: 106.] Replacement name: Ectomomyrmex scobinus Wilson, 1958d: 365. Combination in Pachycondyla (Bothroponera): Donisthorpe, 1949c: 745.
  • scobinus. Ectomomyrmex scobinus Wilson, 1958d: 365. Replacement name for Bothroponera striata Donisthorpe, 1949b: 489. [Junior secondary homonym of Pachycondyla striata Smith, F. 1858b: 106.] Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 309; in Ectomomyrmex: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 194.

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References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1995a. [Untitled. Taxonomic changes in Pachycondyla attributed to Brown.] Pp. 302-311 in: Bolton, B. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 309, combination in Pachycondyla)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1949b [1948]. A fifth instalment of the Ross Collection of ants from New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(1): 487-506 (page 489, Replaced name)
  • Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, S.O. 2014. The higher classification of the ant subfamily Ponerinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with a review of ponerine ecology and behavior. Zootaxa. 3817, 1–242 (doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3817.1.1)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1958g. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia III. Rhytidoponera in western Melanesia and the Moluccas. IV. The tribe Ponerini. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 119: 303-371 (page 365, Replacement name for Bothroponera striata Donisthorpe, 1949)