Proformica pilosiscapa

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Proformica pilosiscapa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Proformica
Species: P. pilosiscapa
Binomial name
Proformica pilosiscapa
Dlussky, 1969

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 44.09416667° to 42.596228°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Armenia (type locality), Bulgaria, China, Georgia, Iran, Turkey.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Associations with other Organisms

Trematoda

  • This species is a host for the trematode Dicrocoelium lanceatum (a parasite) in Armenia (Arakelian et al., 1997).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • pilosiscapa. Proformica pilosiscapa Dlussky, 1969a: 228 (w.q.) ARMENIA. Junior synonym of caucasea: Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 554. Revived from synonymy: Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 290.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Arakelian G. R., S. O. Movsessian, and F. A. Chubarian. 1997. Ecological and faunistic review of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) - Supplementary hosts of the trematode Dicrocoelium lanceatum in Armenia. Parasitologia 31(3): 239-244.
  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Gratiashvili N., Barjadze S. 2008. Checklist of the ants (Formicidae Latreille, 1809) of Georgia. Proceedings of the Institute of Zoology (Tbilisi) 23: 130-146.
  • Guénard B., and R. R. Dunn. 2012. A checklist of the ants of China. Zootaxa 3558: 1-77.
  • Huang Ren-Xing, Ouyang Tong, Wu Wei, and Fan Zhao-tian. 2004. Forty two new record species of Family Formicidae (Hymenoptera: Formicoidea) from Xinjiang, China. Entomotaxonomia 26 (2): 156-160.
  • Jesovnik A., J. Bujan, and G. Bracko. 2011. One genus and three species of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) new for Croatia. Entomol. Croat. 15 1-4: 113-122.
  • Kiran K., and C. Karaman. 2012. First annotated checklist of the ant fauna of Turkey (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 3548: 1-38.
  • Mortazavi Z. S., H. Sadeghi, N. Aktac, L. Depa, L. Fekrat. 2015. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and their aphid partners (Homoptera: Aphididae) in Mashhad region, Razavi Khorasan Province, with new records of aphids and ant species for fauna of Iran. Halteres 6:4-12.
  • Ran H., and S. Y. Zhou. 2013. Checklist of Chinese Ants: Formicomorph Subfamilies ( Hymenoptera: Formicidae) (III). Journal of Guangxi Normal University : Natural Science Edition 31(1): 104-111.