Ectomomyrmex vermiculatus

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Ectomomyrmex vermiculatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Ectomomyrmex
Species: E. vermiculatus
Binomial name
Ectomomyrmex vermiculatus
(Emery, 1897)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (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.

  • vermiculatus. Ponera (Bothroponera) vermiculata Emery, 1897d: 552 (footnote) (q.) INDONESIA. Combination in Pachycondyla (Ectomomyrmex): Emery, 1901a: 46; in Ectomomyrmex: Wilson, 1958d: 366; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 311; in Bothroponera: Joma & Mackay, 2013: 2; in Ectomomyrmex: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 194.

Description

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 311, combination in Pachycondyla)
  • Emery, C. 1897d. Viaggio di Lamberto Loria nella Papuasia orientale. XVIII. Formiche raccolte nella Nuova Guinea dal Dott. Lamberto Loria. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 38[=(2(18): 546-576 (page 552, (footnote) queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1901b. Notes sur les sous-familles des Dorylines et Ponérines (Famille des Formicides). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 45: 32-54 (page 46, Combination in Pachycondyla (Ectomomyrmex))
  • 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 336, Combination in Ectomomyrmex)