Nylanderia clandestina

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Nylanderia clandestina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Nylanderia
Species: N. clandestina
Binomial name
Nylanderia clandestina
(Mayr, 1870)

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Specimen Labels

This ant has been observed tending larvae of Lampides boeticus (Obregon et al. 2015).

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality), Micronesia (Federated States of).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • clandestina. Prenolepis clandestina Mayr, 1870b: 948 (diagnosis in key) (w.) INDONESIA (Java). Viehmeyer, 1916a: 147 (q.m.). Combination in Pr. (Nylanderia): Viehmeyer, 1916a: 147; in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925b: 220; in Nylanderia: LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010a: 127.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 220, Combination in Paratrechina (Nylanderia))
  • Mayr, G. 1870b. Neue Formiciden. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 20: 939-996 (page 948, (diagnosis in key) worker described)
  • Obregon, R., M. R. Shaw, J. Fernandez-Haeger, and D. Jordano. 2015. Parasitoid and ant interactions of some Iberian butterflies (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Shilap-Revista De Lepidopterologia. 43:439-454.
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1916a [1915]. Ameisen von Singapore. Beobachtet und gesammelt von H. Overbeck. Arch. Naturgesch. (A) 81(8): 108-168 (page 147, queen, male described, Combination in Pr. (Nylanderia) )