Stigmacros inermis

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

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Specimen Labels


Heterick (2009) - The spiracular spines are more pronounced in some northern WA specimens of this ant. This is a rather large Stigmacros species. One queen in the Curtin Ant Collection measuring 5 mm.

Keys including this Species


Occurs throughout drier areas of WA and in inland NSW.

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (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.

  • inermis. Stigmacros (Pseudostigmacros) inermis McAreavey, 1957: 24, figs. 76-78 (w.) AUSTRALIA.

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


Type Material

  • Stigmacros (Pseudostigmacros) inermis McAreavey, 1957: Syntype, 10 workers, Nyngan, New South Wales, Australia, Armstrong, ANIC32-017858, Australian National Insect Collection.
  • Stigmacros (Pseudostigmacros) inermis McAreavey, 1957: Syntype, worker(s), Nyngan, New South Wales, Australia, Museum Victoria, Melbourne.


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Taylor R. W. 1987. A checklist of the ants of Australia, New Caledonia and New Zealand (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization) Division of Entomology Report 41: 1-92.