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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Specimen Label

At a Glance • Gamergate  

 

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Male

Nomenclature

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

  • reclinatum. Amblyopone reclinata Mayr, 1879: 667 (w.) INDONESIA (Java).
    • Type-material: holotype (?) worker.
    • Type-locality: Indonesia: Java (S. van Vollenhoven?).
    • Type-depository: NHMW.
    • Stitz, 1925: 110 (m.); Imai, et al. 1984: 67 (k.).
    • Combination in Stigmatomma: Emery, in Dalla Torre, 1893: 14;
    • combination in Amblyopone: Brown, 1960a: 169, 193;
    • combination in Stigmatomma: Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012a: 19.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 14; Forel, 1905c: 3; Emery, 1911d: 24; Forel, 1913k: 4; Stitz, 1925: 110; Karavaiev, 1925a: 75; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 25; Brown, 1960a: 169; Baltazar, 1966: 234; Bolton, 1995b: 62; Jaitrong & Nabhitabhata, 2005: 12; Xu & Chu, 2012: 1179 (in key).
    • Distribution: Indonesia (Java), Philippines (Binaluan, Luzon, Palawan), Thailand.

Description

Karyotype

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

References

  • 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).

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Billen J., B. Thijs, F. Ito, and B. Gobin. 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.
  • Brown W. L., Jr. 1960. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. III. Tribe Amblyoponini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 122: 143-230.
  • Chapman, J. W., and Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327
  • Chapman, J.W. and S.R. Capco. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monographs of the Institute of Science and Technology (Manila) 1: 1- 327
  • Emery C. 1911. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125.
  • Forel A. 1905. Ameisen aus Java. Gesammelt von Prof. Karl Kraepelin 1904. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 22: 1-26.
  • Forel A. 1913. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise nach Ostindien ausgeführt im Auftrage der Kgl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin von H. v. Buttel-Reepen. II. Ameisen aus Sumatra, Java, Malacca und Ceylon. Gesammelt von Herrn Prof. Dr. v. Buttel-Reepen in den Jahren 1911-1912. Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 36:1-148.
  • Ito, F.; Yamane, S.; Eguchi, K.; Noerdjito, W. A.; Kahono, S.; Tsuji, K.; Ohkawara, K.; Yamauchi, K.; Nishida, T.; Nakamura, K. 2001. Ant species diversity in the Bogor Botanic Garden, West Java, Indonesia, with descriptions of two new species of the genus Leptanilla (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Tropics 10:379-404.
  • Jaitrong W., and T. Ting-Nga. 2005. Ant fauna of Peninsular Botanical Garden (Khao Chong), Trang Province, Southern Thailand (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). The Thailand Natural History Museum Journal 1(2): 137-147.
  • Jaitrong W.; Nabhitabhata, J. 2005. A list of known ant species of Thailand. The Thailand Natural History Museum Journal 1(1): 9-54.
  • Karavaiev V. 1926. Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet. Treubia 8: 413-445.
  • Karavaiev, V. 1925. Ponerinen (Fam. Formicidae) aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet. Konowia 4:69-81.
  • Stitz H. 1925. Ameisen von den Philippinen, den malayischen und ozeanischen Inseln. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1923: 110-136.
  • Tijskens M., F. Ito, and J. Billen. 2002. Novel exocrine glands in the legs of the ponerine ant Amblyopone reclinata (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Netherlands Journal of Zoology 52: 69-75.