Ectomomyrmex apicalis

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Ectomomyrmex apicalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Ectomomyrmex
Species: E. apicalis
Binomial name
Ectomomyrmex apicalis
(Smith, F., 1857)
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo (type locality), Indonesia, Malaysia.


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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.

  • apicalis. Ponera apicalis Smith, F. 1857a: 66 (q.) BORNEO. Combination in Euponera (Mesoponera): Donisthorpe, 1932c: 447; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 302; in Ectomomyrmex: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 193. Senior synonym of terminalis Özdikmen, 2010c: 993; redundant replacement name.
  • terminalis. Pachycondyla terminalis Özdikmen, 2010c: 993. Redundant replacement name for Ponera apicalis Smith, F. 1857a: 66. Junior synonym of apicalis Smith, F. 1857a: 66.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Ponera apicalis

Holotype dealate queen in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “SAR” (= Sarawak) and with a Donisthorpe type-label.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Chapman, J. W., and Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327
  • Pfeiffer M.; Mezger, D.; Hosoishi, S.; Bakhtiar, E. Y.; Kohout, R. J. 2011. The Formicidae of Borneo (Insecta: Hymenoptera): a preliminary species list. Asian Myrmecology 4:9-58
  • Smith, F.. "Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace." Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 2 (1857): 42-88.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1919. The ants of Borneo. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 63:43-147.