Stigmatomma minutum

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Stigmatomma minutum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Genus: Stigmatomma
Species: S. minutum
Binomial name
Stigmatomma minutum
Forel, 1913

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Specimen labels

Photo Gallery

  • Stigmatomma minutum worker from Kerala, India. Photo by Kalesh Sadasivan.

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).
Oriental Region: India.

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • minutum. Stigmatomma minuta Forel, 1913k: 4 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra).
    • Combination in Stigmatomma (Fulakora): Mann, 1919: 279.
    • Combination in Amblyopone: Brown, 1960a: 168.
    • Combination in Stigmatomma: Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012a: 19.
    • Status as species: Brown, 1960a: 168, 196; Bolton, 1995b: 62; Xu & Chu 2012: 1183 (in key).

Description

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1960a. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. III. Tribe Amblyoponini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 122: 143-230 (page 168, Combination in Amblyopone)
  • Forel, A. 1913l. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise nach Ostindien ausgeführt im Auftrage der Kgl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin von H. v. Buttel-Reepen. II. Ameisen aus Sumatra, Java, Malacca und Ceylon. Gesammelt von Her (page 4, worker described)
  • Mann, W. M. 1919. The ants of the British Solomon Islands. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 63: 273-391 (page 279, Combination in Stigmatomma (Fulakora))
  • Yoshimura, M. & Fisher, B.L. 2012. A revision of male ants of the Malagasy Amblyoponinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with resurrections of the genera Stigmatomma and Xymmer. PLoS ONE 7(3):e33325 (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033325).