Stereomyrmex horni

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Stereomyrmex horni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Stereomyrmex
Species: S. horni
Binomial name
Stereomyrmex horni
Emery, 1901

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Specimen labels

At a Glance • Ergatoid queen  


Nothing is known about the biology of Stereomyrmex horni.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Bolton (2003) describes the queen as ergatoid


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

  • horni. Stereomyrmex horni Emery, 1901f: 116, fig. (w.m.) SRI LANKA. Forel, 1908a: 3 (q.).

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Emery 1901. Page 116
Emery 1901. Page 117


  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and classification of Formicidae. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 71: 1-370 (page 273, queen described)
  • Dias, R.K.S., Peiris, H.A.W.S. & Ruchchirani, H.P.G.R.C. 2011. Discovery of Aneuretus simoni Emery in a disturbed forest in Kalutara, and Stereomyrmex horni Emery in Anuradhapura Sanctuary, Sri Lanka. Asian Myrmecology. 4:99-102. PDF
  • Emery, C. 1901h. Ameisen gesammelt in Ceylon von Dr. W. Horn 1899. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1901: 113-122 (page 116, fig. worker, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1908b. Fourmis de Ceylan et d'Égypte récoltées par le Prof. E. Bugnion. Lasius carniolicus. Fourmis de Kerguelen. Pseudandrie? Strongylognathus testaceus. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 44: 1-22 (page 3, queen described)