Stigmatomma pluto

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Stigmatomma pluto
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Stigmatomma
Species: S. pluto
Binomial name
Stigmatomma pluto
(Gotwald & Levieux, 1972)

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Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ivory Coast (type locality).


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Biology

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Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • pluto. Amblyopone pluto Gotwald & Lévieux, 1972: 384, figs. 1-26 (w.q.m.) IVORY COAST.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, paratype workers, paratype queens, paratype males (numbers not stated).
    • Type-locality: holotype Ivory Coast: Lamto Field Station of the University of Abidjan (ca 50 km. S Toumodi, 6°13’N, 5°41’W), 16.viii.1965, nest AA 104 (J. Lévieux); paratypes: some with same data but others with variant dates and nest numbers. The authors do not provide details but mention “type-nest and 4 additional samples”, comprising at least 15 workers, 5 queens and 2 males.]
    • Type-depositories: MNHN (holotype); BMNH, MCZC, MNHN (paratypes).
    • Combination in Stigmatomma: Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012a: 19.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 62.
    • Distribution: Ivory Coast.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 62, catalogue)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Gotwald W. H., Jr., and J. Lévieux J. 1972. Taxonomy and biology of a new West African ant belonging to the genus Amblyopone (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 65: 383-396.
  • Levieux J. 1972. Etude du peuplement en fourmis terricoles d'une savane preforestiere de Cote d'Ivoire. Revue d'Ecologie et de Biologie du Sol 10(3): 381-428.
  • Lévieux J. 1972. Les fourmis de la savane de Lamto (Côte d'Ivoire): éléments de taxonomie. Bulletin de l'Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire. Série A. Sciences Naturelles 34: 611-654.