Nylanderia nuggeti

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Nylanderia nuggeti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Nylanderia
Species: N. nuggeti
Binomial name
Nylanderia nuggeti
(Donisthorpe, 1941)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • nuggeti. Paratrechina (Euprenolepis) nuggeti Donisthorpe, 1941c: 143 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Donisthorpe, 1941h: 64 (m.). Combination in Nylanderia: LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010a: 127.



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1941c. Descriptions of new species of ants from New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(7): 129-144 (page 143, worker described)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1941h. The ants of Japen Island, Dutch New Guinea (Hym., Formicidae). Trans. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 91: 51-64 (page 64, male described)