Trichomyrmex criniceps

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Trichomyrmex criniceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Trichomyrmex
Species group: scabriceps
Species: T. criniceps
Binomial name
Trichomyrmex criniceps
(Mayr, 1879)

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality), Sri Lanka.

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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.

  • criniceps. Holcomyrmex criniceps Mayr, 1879: 672 (w.) INDIA. Bingham, 1903: 282 (s.). Radchenko, 1997f: 218 (q.m.). Combination in Monomorium: Emery, 1922e: 181; in Trichomyrmex: Ward et al., 2014: 16. Senior synonym of niger, ruber: Radchenko, 1997f: 218.
  • niger. Holcomyrmex criniceps var. niger Forel, 1902c: 220 (w.) INDIA. Combination in Monomorium: Emery, 1922e: 181. Junior synonym of criniceps: Radchenko, 1997f: 218.
  • ruber. Holcomyrmex criniceps var. ruber Forel, 1903a: 692 (w.) SRI LANKA. Combination in Monomorium: Emery, 1922e: 181. Junior synonym of criniceps: Radchenko, 1997f: 218.

Description

References

  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 282, soldier described)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 181, Combination in Monomorium)
  • Mayr, G. 1879. Beiträge zur Ameisen-Fauna Asiens. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 28: 645-686 (page 672, worker described)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1997g. Review of the ants of scabriceps group of the genus Monomorium Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Ann. Zool. (Warsaw) 46: 211-224 (page 218, queen, male described)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1997g. Review of the ants of scabriceps group of the genus Monomorium Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Ann. Zool. (Warsaw) 46: 211-224 (page 218, Senior synonym of niger and ruber)
  • 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.