Stereomyrmex horni

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Stereomyrmex horni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Stereomyrmex
Species: S. horni
Binomial name
Stereomyrmex horni
Emery, 1901

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Specimen labels

At a Glance • Ergatoid queen  
 

Nothing is known about the biology of Stereomyrmex horni.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Bolton (2003) describes the queen as ergatoid

Nomenclature

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

  • horni. Stereomyrmex horni Emery, 1901f: 116, fig. (w.m.) SRI LANKA. Forel, 1908a: 3 (q.).

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Emery 1901. Page 116
Emery 1901. Page 117

References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and classification of Formicidae. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 71: 1-370 (page 273, queen described)
  • Dias, R.K.S., Peiris, H.A.W.S. & Ruchchirani, H.P.G.R.C. 2011. Discovery of Aneuretus simoni Emery in a disturbed forest in Kalutara, and Stereomyrmex horni Emery in Anuradhapura Sanctuary, Sri Lanka. Asian Myrmecology. 4:99-102. PDF
  • Emery, C. 1901h. Ameisen gesammelt in Ceylon von Dr. W. Horn 1899. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1901: 113-122 (page 116, fig. worker, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1908b. Fourmis de Ceylan et d'Égypte récoltées par le Prof. E. Bugnion. Lasius carniolicus. Fourmis de Kerguelen. Pseudandrie? Strongylognathus testaceus. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 44: 1-22 (page 3, queen described)