Stigmacros brachytera

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Stigmacros brachytera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Stigmacros
Species: S. brachytera
Binomial name
Stigmacros brachytera
McAreavey, 1957

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Heterick (2009) - Stigmacros brachytera and Stigmacros elegans are two jet-black ants with an oblique propodeum. In S. brachytera the head is rather flattened and the eyes are small. Stigmacros elegans has relatively large eyes and the head is not so flattened.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Heterick (2009) - Stigmacros brachytera has been found from Perth to the south-west tip of the State and there is also one record from Lake Warden, near Esperance.


Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -33.95° to -33.95°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • brachytera. Stigmacros (Campostigmacros) brachytera McAreavey, 1957: 27, figs. 85-88 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA.

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

Description

Type Material

References