Ectomomyrmex sumatranus

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Ectomomyrmex sumatranus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Ectomomyrmex
Species: E. sumatranus
Binomial name
Ectomomyrmex sumatranus
(Özdikmen, 2010)

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Ectomomyrmex sumatranus for further details




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

  • sculpturata. Pachycondyla (Ectomomyrmex) sculpturata Karavaiev, 1925b: 122 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). [Junior primary homonym of sculpturata Santschi, above.] Replacement name: sumatrana Özdikmen, 2010c: 997.
  • sumatranus. Pachycondyla sumatrana Özdikmen, 2010c: 997. Replacement name for sculpturata Karavaiev, 1925b: 122. [Junior primary homonym of sculpturata Santschi, 1912b: 151.] Combination in Ectomomyrmex: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 194.



  • 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)