Philidris myrmecodiae nigriventris

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Philidris myrmecodiae nigriventris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Philidris
Species: P. myrmecodiae
Subspecies: P. myrmecodiae nigriventris
Trinomial name
Philidris myrmecodiae nigriventris
(Donisthorpe, 1941)

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Holotype Specimen Label

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Philidris myrmecodiae_nigriventris for further details

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • nigriventris. Iridomyrmex myrmecodiae var. nigriventris Donisthorpe, 1941h: 60 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Donisthorpe, 1943d: 455 (m.). Combination in Philidris: Shattuck, 1992a: 18.

Description

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1941h. The ants of Japen Island, Dutch New Guinea (Hym., Formicidae). Trans. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 91: 51-64 (page 60, worker described)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943e. The ants (Hym., Formicidae) of Waigeu Island, North Dutch New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(10): 433-475 (page 455, male described)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992a. Review of the dolichoderine ant genus Iridomyrmex Mayr with descriptions of three new genera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 31: 13-18 (page 18, Combination in Philidris)