Fulakora armigera

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Fulakora armigera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Fulakora
Species: S. armigera
Binomial name
Fulakora armigera
(Mayr, 1887)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Brazil (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • armigera. Amblyopone armigera Mayr, 1887: 547 (w.) BRAZIL (Santa Catarina).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Brazil: Santa Catarina (no collector’s name).
    • Type-depository: NHMW.
    • Combination in Stigmatomma: Emery, in Dalla Torre, 1893: 14;
    • combination in Stigmatomma (Fulakora): Mann, 1919: 279;
    • combination in Amblyopone: Borgmeier, 1957: 109;
    • combination in Stigmatomma: Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012a: 19;
    • combination in Fulakora: Ward & Fisher, 2016: 691.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 14; Forel, 1895b: 110; Emery, 1911d: 25; Bruch, 1921: 186; Borgmeier, 1923: 52; Borgmeier, 1957: 109; Brown, 1960a: 167, 192 (in key); Kempf, 1968b: 374; Kempf, 1972a: 19; Lattke, 1991c: 6 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 61; Lacau & Delabie, 2002: 40 (in key); Wild, 2007b: 23; Feitosa, 2015c: 97.
    • Distribution: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Fleck M. D., E. Bisognin Cantarelli, and F. Granzotto. 2015. Register of new species of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Rio Grande do Sul state. Ciencia Florestal, Santa Maria 25(2): 491-499.
  • Silva T. S. R., and R. M. Feitosa. 2019. Using controlled vocabularies in anatomical terminology: A case study with Strumigenys (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Arthropod Structure and Development 52: 1-26.
  • Wild, A. L.. "A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)." Zootaxa 1622 (2007): 1-55.