Stigmacros pusilla

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

Stigmacros pusilla is not uncommon in drier woodlands in the eastern wheatbelt of SWBP. At least one worker in the Curtin Ant Collection was taken while foraging on a tree-trunk.


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.

  • pusilla. Stigmacros (Stigmacros) pusilla McAreavey, 1957: 16, figs. 45-47 (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


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Osunkoya O. O., C. Polo, and A. N. Andersen. 2011. Invasion impacts on biodiversity: response of ant communities to infestation by cat's claw creeper vine, Macfadyena unguis-cati (Bignoniaceae) in subtropical Australia. Biol. Invasions 13: 2289-2302.