Ectomomyrmex horni

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Ectomomyrmex horni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Ectomomyrmex
Species: E. horni
Binomial name
Ectomomyrmex horni
(Forel, 1913)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Taiwan (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • horni. Pachycondyla (Ectomomyrmex) horni Forel, 1913f: 185 (w.q.) TAIWAN.
    • Combination in Ectomomyrmex: Santschi, 1925f: 82.
    • Junior synonym of javanus: Yasumatsu, 1962: 94; Bolton, 1995b: 306.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1929f: 1; Terayama, 2009: 105 (in key).



  • Forel, A. 1913g. H. Sauter's Formosa-Ausbeute: Formicidae II. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)79(6 6: 183-202 (page 185, worker, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1925f. Contribution à la faune myrmécologique de la Chine. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 56: 81-96 (page 82, Combination in Ectomomyrmex)
  • Yasumatsu, K. 1962. Notes on synonymies of five ants widely spread in the Orient (Hym.: Formicidae). Mushi 36: 93-97 (page 94, Junior synonym of javana)