Wheeler, W.M., 1936
Stigmacros termitoxena, thus named because the original colony was associated with a termite mound, is a large Stigmacros found in the more northern parts of the SWBP as well as regions to the north of the Province. (Heterick 2009)
- 1 Identification
- 2 Distribution
- 3 Biology
- 4 Castes
- 5 Nomenclature
- 6 References
- 7 References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics
Keys including this Species
Latitudinal Distribution Pattern
Latitudinal Range: -20.5° to -29.88333333°.
- Source: AntMaps
Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists
Distribution based on AntMaps
Distribution based on AntWeb specimens
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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.
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.
The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.
- termitoxena. Stigmacros termitoxenus Wheeler, W.M. 1936d: 215, fig. 9 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in S. (Cyrtostigmacros): McAreavey, 1957: 37.
Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.
- Stigmacros termitoxenus Wheeler, 1936: Syntype, 5 workers, Mullewa, Western Australia, Australia, Wheeler,W.M., ANIC32-017855, Australian National Insect Collection.
- Stigmacros termitoxenus Wheeler, 1936: Syntype, 3 workers, 1 ergatoid queen, Mullewa, Western Australia, Australia, Museum of Comparative Zoology.
- Heterick, B. E. 2009. A guide to the ants of South-western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 76: 1-206.
- Heterick, B.E. 2021. A guide to the ants of Western Australia. Part I: Systematics. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 86, 1-245 (doi:10.18195/issn.0313-122x.86.2021.001-245).
- McAreavey, J. 1957. Revision of the genus Stigmacros Forel. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 21: 7-64 (page 37, Combination in S. (Cyrtostigmacros))
- Wheeler, W. M. 1936e. Ecological relations of ponerine and other ants to termites. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 71: 159-243 (page 215, fig. 9 worker, queen described)
References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics
- Heterick B. E., B. Durrant, and N. R. Gunawardene. 2010. The ant fauna of the Pilbara Bioregion, Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 78: 157-167.
- Wheeler W. M. 1936. Ecological relations of ponerine and other ants to termites. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 71: 159-243.