Diacamma rugosum jerdoni

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Diacamma rugosum jerdoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Diacamma
Species: D. rugosum
Subspecies: D. rugosum jerdoni
Trinomial name
Diacamma rugosum jerdoni
Forel, 1903
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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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.




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

  • jerdoni. Diacamma rugosum var. jerdoni Forel, 1903d: 401 (w.) INDIA. Provisional synonym of sculptum: Emery, 1911d: 66. [Emery gives priority to jerdoni but if the synonymy is correct then sculptum has priority.]



  • Emery, C. 1911e. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125 (page 66, Provisional synonym of sculptum)
  • Forel, A. 1903f. Les fourmis des îles Andamans et Nicobares. Rapports de cette faune avec ses voisines. Rev. Suisse Zool. 11: 399-411 (page 401, worker described)