Stigmatomma gaetulicum

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Stigmatomma gaetulicum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Genus: Stigmatomma
Species: S. gaetulicum
Binomial name
Stigmatomma gaetulicum
(Baroni Urbani, 1978)

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Specimen labels

Identification

Distribution

Known from Morocco and Portugal.

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Gibraltar, Iberian Peninsula, Morocco (type locality), Portugal, Spain.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Regional Notes

Portugal

Boieiro et al. (2002) - A single specimen was found beneath a stone in a grassland habitat, near Ribeira do Loureiro (UTM - 29SPC1147), on 20th November 2000. The stone was partially buried and involved in moist soil.

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • gaetulicum. Amblyopone gaetulica Baroni Urbani, 1978a: 47, figs. 6, 12 (w.) MOROCCO. Combination in Stigmatomma: Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012: 19. See also: Tinaut, 1990d: 189.

Description

References

  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1978a. Contributo alla conoscenza del genere Amblyopone Erichson (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 51: 39-51 (page 47, figs. 6, 12 worker described)
  • Boieiro, M., X. Espadaler, et al. (2002). "Four new species to the ant fauna of Portugal (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)." Bol. Soc. Port. Entomol. 202(VII-20): 254-259.
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 62, catalogue)
  • Tinaut, A. 1990d [1988]. El género Amblyopone Erichson en la Península Ibérica (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Misc. Zool. (Barc.) 12: 189-193 (page 189, see also)
  • Yoshimura, M. & Fisher, B.L. 2012. A revision of male ants of the Malagasy Amblyoponinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with resurrections of the genera Stigmatomma and Xymmer. PLoS ONE 7(3):e33325 (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033325).