Stigmacros occidentalis

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Stigmacros occidentalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Stigmacros
Species: S. occidentalis
Binomial name
Stigmacros occidentalis
(Crawley, 1922)

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Specimen Labels

Stigmacros occidentalis, with small teeth on the side of the node, and Stigmacros glauerti, similar to the preceding but without teeth, are found in the Perth area and the jarrah forest south of Perth (Heterick 2009).

Photo Gallery

  • A tiny Stigmacros occidentalis worker found in leaf litter from the Pilbara region in Western Australia. Photo by Farhan Bokhari, 23 June 2012.


Keys including this Species


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.

  • occidentalis. Acantholepis (Stigmacros) occidentalis Crawley, 1922c: 30 (w.) AUSTRALIA. McAreavey, 1957: 44 (q.). Combination in Stigmacros (Cyrtostigmacros): McAreavey, 1957: 44.

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


Type Material


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.