Stigmatomma reclinatum

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Stigmatomma reclinatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Stigmatomma
Species: S. reclinatum
Binomial name
Stigmatomma reclinatum
(Mayr, 1879)



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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality), Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore.
Oriental Region: Thailand.

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

  • reclinatum. Amblyopone reclinata Mayr, 1879: 667 (w.) INDONESIA (Java). Stitz, 1925: 110 (m.); Imai, Brown, et al. 1984: 67 (k.). Combination in Stigmatomma: Dalla Torre, 1893: 14; in Amblyopone: Brown, 1960a: 169 (see also p. 193); in Stigmatomma: Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012: 19.



  • 2n = 38 (Malaysia) (Imai et al., 1983) (as Amblyopone reclinata).


  • Billen, J.; Thijs, B.; Ito, F.; Gobin, B. 2005. The pretarsal footprint gland of the ant Amblyopone reclinata (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) and its role in nestmate recruitment. Arthropod Struct. Devel. 34(2): 111-115 (page 111, exocrine gland)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1960a. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. III. Tribe Amblyoponini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 122: 143-230 (page 169, Combination in Amblyopone (see also p. 193))
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 14, Combination in Stigmatomma)
  • Imai, H. T.; Brown, W. L., Jr.; Kubota, M.; Yong, H.-S.; Tho, Y. P. 1984. Chromosome observations on tropical ants from western Malaysia. II. Annu. Rep. Natl. Inst. Genet. Jpn. 34: 66-69 (page 67, karyotype described)
  • Ito, F. (1993) Social organization in a primitive ponerine ant: queenless reproduction, dominance hierarchy and functional polygyny in Amblyopone sp. (reclinata group) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae). Journal of Natural History, 27, 1315–1324.
  • Mayr, G. 1879. Beiträge zur Ameisen-Fauna Asiens. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 28: 645-686 (page 667, worker described)
  • Stitz, H. 1925c. Ameisen von den Philippinen, den malayischen und ozeanischen Inseln. Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1923: 110-136 (page 110, male described)
  • 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).