Meranoplus laeviventris

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Meranoplus laeviventris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Meranoplus
Species: M. laeviventris
Binomial name
Meranoplus laeviventris
Emery, 1889

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India, Laos, Myanmar (type locality), Thailand.
Palaearctic Region: China.

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

  • laeviventris. Meranoplus laeviventris Emery, 1889b: 506, pl. 10, fig. 16 (w.) MYANMAR. Senior synonym of punctulata: Schödl, 1998: 380.
  • punctulata. Meranoplus laeviventris var. punctulata Emery, 1895k: 472 (w.) MYANMAR. Junior synonym of laeviventris: Schödl, 1998: 380.



  • Emery, C. 1889c. Formiche di Birmania e del Tenasserim raccolte da Leonardo Fea (1885-87). [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 27[=(2)(7): 485-512 (page 506, pl. 10, fig. 16 worker described)
  • Schödl, S. 1998. Taxonomic revision of Oriental Meranoplus F. Smith, 1853 (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien. B. Bot. Zool. 100: 361-394 (page 380, Senior synonym of punctulata)