Ectomomyrmex sumatranus

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Ectomomyrmex sumatranus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Ectomomyrmex
Species: E. sumatranus
Binomial name
Ectomomyrmex sumatranus
(Özdikmen, 2010)

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • sculpturata. Pachycondyla (Ectomomyrmex) sculpturata Karavaiev, 1925b: 122 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). [Junior primary homonym of sculpturata Santschi, above.] Replacement name: sumatrana Özdikmen, 2010c: 997.
  • sumatranus. Pachycondyla sumatrana Özdikmen, 2010c: 997. Replacement name for sculpturata Karavaiev, 1925b: 122. [Junior primary homonym of sculpturata Santschi, 1912b: 151.] Combination in Ectomomyrmex: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 194.



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
  • Karavaiev V. 1925. Ponerinen (Fam. Formicidae) aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet. (Fortsetzung). Konowia 4: 115-131.
  • Karavaiev V. 1926. Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet. Treubia 8: 413-445.