Aphaenogaster loriai

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Aphaenogaster loriai
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. loriai
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster loriai
(Emery, 1897)

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes


Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • loriai. Stenamma (Ischnomyrmex) loriai Emery, 1897d: 563, pl. 1, figs. 9, 10 (w.q.) NEW GUINEA (Papua New Guinea).
    • [Misspelled as loriae by Emery, 1915d: 71, and others.]
    • Viehmeyer, 1914c: 516 (m.).
    • Combination in Ischnomyrmex: Stitz, 1911a: 367;
    • combination in Aphaenogaster (Planimyrma): Viehmeyer, 1914d: 604; Emery, 1921f: 66;
    • combination in Aphaenogaster (Deromyrma): Emery, 1915d: 71.
    • Status as species: Stitz, 1911a: 367; Viehmeyer, 1914c: 516; Viehmeyer, 1914d: 605; Emery, 1915d: 71; Emery, 1921f: 66; Donisthorpe, 1947c: 581; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 134; Smith, M.R. 1961b: 223 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 70.
    • Senior synonym of atra: Smith, M.R. 1961b: 223; Bolton, 1995b: 70.
  • atra. Aphaenogaster (Planimyrma) loriai var. atra Stitz, 1938: 101 (w.m.) NEW GUINEA (Papua New Guinea).
    • Subspecies of loriai: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 134.
    • Junior synonym of loriai: Smith, M.R. 1961b: 223; Bolton, 1995b: 68.
  • axila Fujiyama, 1970: misspelling byBurnham, 1979, see under †PARAPHAENOGASTER.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 70, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1897d. Viaggio di Lamberto Loria nella Papuasia orientale. XVIII. Formiche raccolte nella Nuova Guinea dal Dott. Lamberto Loria. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 38[=(2(18): 546-576 (page 563, pl. 1, figs. 9, 10 worker, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1915k. Definizione del genere Aphaenogaster e partizione di esso in sottogeneri. Parapheidole e Novomessor nn. gg. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna Cl. Sci. Fis. (n.s.) 19: 67-75 (page 71, combination in Aphaenogaster (Deromyrma))
  • Smith, M. R. 1961b. A study of New Guinea ants of the genus Aphaenogaster Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Hymenopterol. 1: 213-238 (page 223, senior synonym of atra)
  • Stitz, H. 1911a. Australische Ameisen. (Neu-Guinea und Salomons-Inseln, Festland, Neu-Seeland). Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1911: 351-381 (page 367, combination in Ischnomyrmex)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914d. Mayr's Gattung Ischnomyrmex (Hym.) nebst Beschreibung einiger neuer Arten aus anderen Gattungen. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 37: 601-612 (page 605, male described)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914d. Mayr's Gattung Ischnomyrmex (Hym.) nebst Beschreibung einiger neuer Arten aus anderen Gattungen. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 37: 601-612 (page 604, combination in Aphaenogaster (Planimyrma))

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • CSIRO Collection
  • Donisthorpe H. 1947. Ants from New Guinea, including new species and a new genus. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11)13: 577-595.
  • Janda M., G. D. Alpert, M. L. Borowiec, E. P. Economo, P. Klimes, E. Sarnat, and S. O. Shattuck. 2011. Cheklist of ants described and recorded from New Guinea and associated islands. Available on http://www.newguineants.org/. Accessed on 24th Feb. 2011.
  • Smith M. R. 1961. A study of New Guinea ants of the genus Aphaenogaster Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Hymenopterologica 1: 213-238.
  • Snelling R. R. 2000. Ants of the Wapoga river area, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. In Mack, Andrew L. and Leeanne E. Alonso (eds.). 2000. A Biological Assessment of the Wapoga River Area of Northwestern Irian Jaya, Indonesia. RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment 14, Conservation International, Washington, DC.
  • Stitz H. 1911. Australische Ameisen. (Neu-Guinea und Salomons-Inseln, Festland, Neu-Seeland). Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1911: 351-381.
  • Stitz H. 1938. Neue Ameisen aus dem indo-malayischen Gebiet. Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1938: 99-122.
  • Viehmeyer H. 1912. Ameisen aus Deutsch Neuguinea gesammelt von Dr. O. Schlaginhaufen. Nebst einem Verzeichnisse der papuanischen Arten. Abhandlungen und Berichte des Königlichen Zoologischen und Anthropologische-Ethnographischen Museums zu Dresden 14: 1-26.
  • Viehmeyer H. 1914. Mayr's Gattung Ischnomyrmex (Hym.) nebst Beschreibung einiger neuer Arten aus anderen Gattungen. Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 37: 601-612.
  • Viehmeyer H. 1914. Papuanische Ameisen. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1914: 515-535.