Diacamma assamense

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Diacamma assamense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Diacamma
Species: D. assamense
Binomial name
Diacamma assamense
Forel, 1897

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Specimen Labels

At a Glance • Gamergate  



Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 24.00408° to 13.727896°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Bangladesh, India (type locality), Myanmar, Thailand.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.



Images from AntWeb

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Syntype of Diacamma assamenseWorker. Specimen code casent0907216. Photographer Z. Lieberman, uploaded by California Academy of Sciences. Owned by MHNG, Geneva, Switzerland.


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

  • assamense. Diacamma tritschleri r. assamensis Forel, in Emery, 1897b: 151 (footnote) (w.) INDIA. Raised to species: Forel, 1900d: 319; Bingham, 1903: 79; Emery, 1911d: 65.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Dad J. M., S. A. Akbar, H. Bharti, and A. A. Wachkoo. 2019. Community structure and ant species diversity across select sites ofWestern Ghats, India. Acta Ecologica Sinica 39: 219–228.
  • Ghosh S. N., S. Sheela, B. G. Kundu, S. Roychowdhury, and R. N. Tiwari. 2006. Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae. Pp. 369-398 in: Alfred, J. R. B. (ed.) 2006. Fauna of Arunachal Pradesh. (Part -2). [State Fauna Series 13.]. New Delhi: Zoological Survey of India, iv + 518 pp.
  • Mathew R. 1984. Some new records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Tripura. Bull. Zool. Surv. India 6(1-3): 307-308.
  • Tiwary R. N., D. K. Guha, and P. K. Maiti. 1977. New records of Ponerine ants from Arunachal Pradesh (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Newsl Zool Surv India 3(3): 49-50