Liometopum orientale

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Liometopum orientale
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Liometopum
Species: L. orientale
Binomial name
Liometopum orientale
Karavaiev, 1927

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Russian Federation (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • orientale. Liometopum microcephalum var. orientalis Karavaiev, 1927d: 339 (w.) RUSSIA. Kupyanskaya, 1988: 31 (q.m.). Raised to species: Kupyanskaya, 1988: 29. See also: Kupyanskaya, 1990: 157; Del Toro, et al. 2009: 337.

The following notes on V.A. Karavaiev type specimens have been provided by Martynov & Radchenko (2016) based on material held in the Institute of Zoology, Ukrainian Academy of Science:

Type locality(-ies): “Sutschan-Bergmine, Ussurigebiet, 20.VII.1926 (Nr. 3082), Kotschubej, zahlreiche ww”.

Original Karawajew label(-s): “Liometopum / microcephalum Panz. / Сучанский рудн. Уссур. об. / Кочубей / Караваев det. 3082 [Suchansky mine, Ussuri Prov. / Kochubei leg. / Karawajew det.”.

Material: SYNTYPES, 5 w (newly mounted, IN 314/6/2), 266 w (in alcohol, IN 314/BAMS1/Karaw69, 70).