Syllophopsis vitiensis

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Syllophopsis vitiensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Syllophopsis
Species: S. vitiensis
Binomial name
Syllophopsis vitiensis
Mann, 1921

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Fiji (type locality).

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Syllophopsis vitiensis for further details

Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • vitiensis. Monomorium (Monomorium) vitiensis Mann, 1921: 444 (w.) FIJI IS. Combination in Syllophopsis: Ward et al., 2014: 13. Given as junior synonym of talpa by Dlussky, 1994: 54 (in list only); status as species confirmed: Sarnat & Economo, 2012: 89.

Description

References

  • Mann, W. M. 1921. The ants of the Fiji Islands. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 64: 401-499 (page 444, worker described)
  • Ward, P.S., Brady, S.G., Fisher, B.L. & Schultz, T.R. 2014. The evolution of myrmicine ants: phylogeny and biogeography of a hyperdiverse ant clade (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology, DOI: 10.1111/syen.12090.