Trichomyrmex scabriceps

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

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).

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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.

  • scabriceps. Holcomyrmex scabriceps Mayr, 1879: 672 (w.) INDIA. Bingham, 1903: 283 (s.q.m.); Imai, Baroni Urbani, et al. 1984: 7 (k.). Combination in Trichomyrmex: Ward et al., 2014: 16. Senior synonym of crinicipitoscabriceps: Radchenko, 1997f: 221.
  • crinicipitoscabriceps. Holcomyrmex scabriceps var. crinicipitoscabriceps Forel, 1902c: 220 (w.) INDIA. Combination in Monomorium: Emery, 1922e: 182. Junior synonym of scabriceps: Radchenko, 1997f: 221.

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 283, soldier, queen, male described)
  • Ghosh, S.N. & Sheela, S. 2008. On a collection of Formicidae (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea) from Buxa Tiger Reserve, West Bengal, India, with new records of one rare genus and a rare species. Asian Myrmecology, 2, 99-102.
  • Imai, H. T.; Baroni Urbani, C.; Kubota, M.; Sharma, G. P.; Narasimhanna, M. H.; Das, B. C.; 1984. Karyological survey of Indian ants. Jpn. J. Genet. 59: 1-32 (page 7, karyotype described)
  • 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 221, Senior synonym of crinicipitoscabriceps)
  • 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.