Lordomyrma furcifera

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Lordomyrma furcifera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Lordomyrma
Species: L. furcifera
Binomial name
Lordomyrma furcifera
Emery, 1897

Lordomyrma bensoni castype06937 profile 1.jpg

Lordomyrma bensoni castype06937 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen Label

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: New Caledonia.
Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (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.

  • furcifera. Lordomyrma furcifera Emery, 1897c: 591, pl. 15, figs. 32, 33 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Senior synonym of bensoni: Taylor, 2009: 17. See also: Wheeler, W.M. 1919f: 100.
  • bensoni. Lordomyrma bensoni Donisthorpe, 1949d: 94, figs. 1, 2 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of furcifera: Taylor, 2009: 17.

Description

References

  • Wheeler, W. M. 1919g. The ant genus Lordomyrma Emery. Psyche (Camb.) 26: 97-106 (page 100, see also)