Ectomomyrmex zhengi

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Ectomomyrmex zhengi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Ectomomyrmex
Species: E. zhengi
Binomial name
Ectomomyrmex zhengi
(Xu, Z., 1995)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • zhengi. Pachycondyla zhengi Xu, 1995b: 110, figs. 19, 20 (w.) CHINA. [Also described as new by Xu, 1996: 214.] Combination in Ectomomyrmex: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 194.

Description

References

  • Xu, Z. 1995b [1994]. A taxonomic study of the genus Pachycondyla Smith in China (Hyminoptera [sic]: Formicidae: Ponerinae). Pp. 103-112 in: Xi, G., Liu, Z., Xu, S. (eds.) Entomological research. First issue. A collection of research papers commemorating 40 years of teaching by Professor Zheng Zhemin. [In Chinese.] Xi'an: Shaanxi Normal University Press, 239 pp. (page 110, figs. 19, 20 worker described)

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