Nylanderia ogasawarensis

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Nylanderia ogasawarensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Nylanderia
Species: N. ogasawarensis
Binomial name
Nylanderia ogasawarensis
(Terayama, 1999)
Common Name
Language: Japanese

This species is found in gasslands and forests, nesting in the soil, leaf litter and rotting wood (Japanese Ant Image Database).



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Japan (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.

  • ogasawarensis. Paratrechina ogasawarensis Terayama, 1999c: 55, figs. 10, 18 (w.) JAPAN. Combination in Nylanderia: LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010a: 127.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Terayama M. 1999. Taxonomic studies of the Japanese Formicidae, Part 5. Genus Paratrechina Motschoulsky. Mem. Myrmecol. Soc. Jpn. 1: 49-64.
  • Terayama M., S. Kubota, and K. Eguchi. 2014. Encyclopedia of Japanese ants. Asakura Shoten: Tokyo, 278 pp.
  • Terayama M., and S. Kubota. 2002. Ants of Tokyo, Japan. ARI 26: 1-32.
  • Terayama. M. 2004. Geological and ecological distribution of Japanese ants communities. (translated from Japanese) Reports of the Saitama Prefecture Animal Research Association. 48:27