Lioponera adama

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Lioponera adama
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Lioponera
Species: L. adama
Binomial name
Lioponera adama
Forel, 1910

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • adamus. Cerapachys (Phyracaces) adamus Forel, 1910b: 18 (w.) AUSTRALIA.
    • Combination in Phyracaces: Emery, 1911d: 11.
    • Combination in Cerapachys: Brown, 1975: 67.
    • Combination in Lioponera: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 163.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1911d: 11; Wheeler, W.M. 1918a: 259; Brown, 1975: 22, 67; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 24; Bolton, 1995b: 142.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 142, catalogue)
  • Borowiec, M.L. 2016. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dorylinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 608: 1-280 (doi: 10.3897/zookeys.608.9427).
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1975. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. V. Ponerinae, tribes Platythyreini, Cerapachyini, Cylindromyrmecini, Acanthostichini, and Aenictogitini. Search Agric. (Ithaca N. Y.) 5(1 1: 1-115 (page 67, Combination in Cerapachys)
  • Emery, C. 1911e. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125 (page 11, Combination in Phyracaces)
  • Forel, A. 1910b. Formicides australiens reçus de MM. Froggatt et Rowland Turner. Rev. Suisse Zool. 18: 1-94 (page 18, worker described)