Diacamma orbiculatum

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Diacamma orbiculatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Diacamma
Species: D. orbiculatum
Binomial name
Diacamma orbiculatum
Santschi, 1932

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Specimen Labels

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Laos (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • orbiculatum. Diacamma ceylonensis var. orbiculatum Santschi, 1932b: 14 (w.) LAOS.
    • Subspecies of ceylonense: Bolton, 1995b: 170.
    • Status as species: Zettel, et al. 2016: 136 (redescription).
    • Senior synonym of moicum: Zettel, et al. 2016: 136.
  • moicum. Diacamma ceylonensis var. moicum Santschi, 1932b: 14 (in text).
    • [First available use of Diacamma rugosum subsp. ceylonense var. moica Forel, 1911d: 377 (w.) SOUTH EAST ASIA ("pays de Moïs"); unavailable (infrasubspecific) name (Bolton, 1995b: 170).]
    • Senior synonym of orbiculatum: Zettel, et al. 2016: 136.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Jaitrong W., B. Guenard, E. P. Economo, N. Buddhakala, and S. Yamane. 2016. A checklist of known ant species of Laos (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Asian Myrmecology 8: 1-32. DOI: 10.20362/am.008019
  • Zettel H., A. Pal, and A. Laciny. 2016. Taxonomic notes on the ant genus Diacamma Mayr, 1862 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), part 2. Zeitschrift der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Osterreichischer Entomologen 68: 129–168.