Myrmicaria brunnea subcarinata

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Myrmicaria brunnea subcarinata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Myrmicaria
Species: M. brunnea
Subspecies: M. brunnea subcarinata
Trinomial name
Myrmicaria brunnea subcarinata
(Smith, F., 1857)

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Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


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 New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • subcarinata. Heptacondylus subcarinatus Smith, F. 1857a: 73 (w.) BORNEO. Mayr, 1867a: 112 (q.); Forel, 1913k: 73 (m.). Combination in Myrmicaria: Mayr, 1867a: 112. Status as species: Forel, 1909d: 226; Forel, 1913k: 73; Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 70. Subspecies of fodica: Emery, 1893e: 219; Stitz, 1925: 118. Currently subspecies of brunnea: Bingham, 1903: 119; Emery, 1922e: 122; Santschi, 1925c: 176 (in key); Menozzi, 1932d: 6; Karavaiev, 1935a: 82. Senior synonym of gibbosa: Emery, 1893e: 219.
  • gibbosa. Physatta gibbosa Smith, F. 1858b: 172 (q.) INDONESIA (Java). Junior synonym of subcarinata: Emery, 1893e: 219.

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

Heptacondylus subcarinatus

Two worker syntypes in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “SAR. 27.”

Description

References

  • Baltazar, C. R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pac. Insects Monogr. 8: 1-488 (page 255, listed)
  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 119, Subspecies of brunnea)
  • Emery, C. 1893g. Formicides de l'Archipel Malais. Rev. Suisse Zool. 1: 187-229 (page 219, Subspecies of fodica)
  • Emery, C. 1893g. Formicides de l'Archipel Malais. Rev. Suisse Zool. 1: 187-229 (page 219, Senior synonym of gibbosa)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 122, Subspecies of brunnea)
  • Forel, A. 1909i. Ameisen aus Java und Krakatau beobachtet und gesammelt von Herrn Edward Jacobson. Notes Leyden Mus. 31: 221-232 (page 226, Status as species)
  • Forel, A. 1913l. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise nach Ostindien ausgeführt im Auftrage der Kgl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin von H. v. Buttel-Reepen. II. Ameisen aus Sumatra, Java, Malacca und Ceylon. Gesammelt von Herrn Prof. Dr. v. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 36: 1-148 (page 73, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1913l. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise nach Ostindien ausgeführt im Auftrage der Kgl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin von H. v. Buttel-Reepen. II. Ameisen aus Sumatra, Java, Malacca und Ceylon. Gesammelt von Herrn Prof. Dr. v. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 36: 1-148 (page 73, Status as species)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1935a. Neue Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet, nebst Revision einiger Formen. Treubia 15: 57-118 (page 82, Subspecies of brunnea)
  • Mayr, G. 1867a. Adnotationes in monographiam formicidarum Indo-Neerlandicarum. Tijdschr. Entomol. 10: 33-117 (page 112, queen described)
  • Mayr, G. 1867a. Adnotationes in monographiam formicidarum Indo-Neerlandicarum. Tijdschr. Entomol. 10: 33-117 (page 112, Combination in Myrmicaria)
  • Menozzi, C. 1932d. Formiche dell'Isola di Nias. Misc. Zool. Sumatr. 65: 1-13 (page 6, Subspecies of brunnea)
  • Santschi, F. 1925c [1924]. Révision des Myrmicaria d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 64: 133-176 (page 176, (in key) Subspecies of brunnea)
  • Smith, F. 1857a. Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 2: 42-88 (page 73, worker described)
  • Stitz, H. 1925c. Ameisen von den Philippinen, den malayischen und ozeanischen Inseln. Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1923: 110-136 (page 118, Subspecies of fodica)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1919f. The ants of Borneo. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 63: 43-147 (page 70, Status as species)
  • Wriedt, J., Mezger, D., Chong, L. & Pfeiffer, M. 2008. Observations on the foraging behaviour of Myrmicaria brunnea subcarinata (Smith) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a tropical rainforest in Sarawak (Malaysia). Asian Myrmecology, 2, 109-120. PDF
  • Zettel, H., Laciny, A., Balàka, P., General, D.E.M. 2018. On the taxonomy of Myrmicaria Saunders, 1842 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Philippines. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 66:610–623.