Stigmacros reticulata

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Stigmacros reticulata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Stigmacros
Species: S. reticulata
Binomial name
Stigmacros reticulata
Clark, 1930

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Specimen Labels

A diurnal forager on white sand heathland and Banksia woodlands. If disturbed, the worker will freeze and remain immobile for some time. (Heterick 2009)

Identification

Heterick (2009) - Stigmacros reticulata is a shiny black (southern zone of SWBP) or reddish-and-black (eastern and northern zones) species.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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.

  • reticulata. Stigmacros reticulata Clark, 1930a: 127, fig. 1 (w.) AUSTRALIA. McAreavey, 1957: 29 (q.). Combination in S. (Campostigmacros): McAreavey, 1957: 29.

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

Description

Type Material

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