Ooceraea fragosa

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Ooceraea fragosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Ooceraea
Species: O. fragosa
Binomial name
Ooceraea fragosa
(Roger, 1862)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • fragosus. Ooceraea fragosa Roger, 1862a: 249, pl. 1, fig. 16 (ergatoid q., not w.) SRI LANKA.
    • Forel, 1900d: 329 (q.).
    • Combination in Cerapachys (Ooceraea): Emery, 1902c: 24.
    • Combination in Ooceraea: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 198.
    • Status as species: Roger, 1863b: 25; Mayr, 1863: 439; Smith, F. 1871a: 324; Dalla Torre, 1893: 17; Forel, 1900d: 329; Emery, 1902c: 24; Bingham, 1903: 32; Emery, 1911d: 10; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 20; Brown, 1975: 22, 73; Bolton, 1995b: 143.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 143, catalogue)
  • Borowiec, M.L. 2016. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dorylinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 608: 1-280 (doi: 10.3897/zookeys.608.9427).
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1975. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. V. Ponerinae, tribes Platythyreini, Cerapachyini, Cylindromyrmecini, Acanthostichini, and Aenictogitini. Search Agric. (Ithaca N. Y.) 5(1 1: 1-115 (page 73, see also)
  • Emery, C. 1902c. Note mirmecologiche. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (n.s.) 6: 22-34 (page 24, Combination in Cerapachys (Ooceraea))
  • Roger, J. 1862a. Einige neue exotische Ameisen-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 6: 233-254 (page 249, pl.1, fig. 16 ergatoid queen, not w.)