Strongylognathus alboini

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Strongylognathus alboini
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Strongylognathus
Species: S. alboini
Binomial name
Strongylognathus alboini
Finzi, 1924
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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Italy (type locality), Slovenia, Switzerland.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • alboini. Strongylognathus huberi subsp. alboini Finzi, 1924b: 121 (w.) ITALY. Baroni Urbani, 1969c: 141 (q.m.). Raised to species: Baroni Urbani, 1969c: 141; Kutter, 1977c: 161.

Taxonomic Notes

Seifert (2018) found that Strongylognathus italicus clusters with, and is morphologically similar to, Strongylognathus alboini and the two should be synonomised. However, currently available data did not exclude the possibility that Strongylognathus destefanii (or one of its two junior synonyms, Strongylognathus emeryi or Strongylognathus huberi cecconii) may be a senior synonym within this set. As such, no formal taxonomic changes were proposed.

Description

References

  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1969b. Gli Strongylognathus del gruppo huberi nell'Europa occidentale: saggio di una revisione basata sulla casta operaia (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Boll. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 99- 101: 132-168 (page 141, queen, male described)
  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1969b. Gli Strongylognathus del gruppo huberi nell'Europa occidentale: saggio di una revisione basata sulla casta operaia (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Boll. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 99- 101: 132-168 (page 141, Raised to species)
  • Finzi, B. 1924b. Secondo contributo alla conoscenza della fauna mirmecologica della Venezia Giulia. Boll. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 56: 120-123 (page 121, worker described)
  • Kutter, H. 1977c. Hymenoptera, Formicidae. Insecta Helv. Fauna 6: 1-298 (page 161, Raised to species)
  • Seifert, B. 2018. The ants of Central and Northern Europe. lutra Verlags- und Vertiebsgesellschaft, Tauer, 408 pp.

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bolton B. 1976. The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Constituent genera, review of smaller genera and revision of Triglyphothrix Forel. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology 34:281-379.
  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Bracko G. 2007. Checklist of the ants of Slovenia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Natura Sloveniae 9: 15-24
  • Finzi, B. "Secondo contributo alla conoscenza della fauna mirmecologica della Venezia Giulia." Bollettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 56 (1924): 120-123.
  • Neumeyer R., and B. Seifert. 2005. Commented check list of free living ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) species of Switzerland. Bulletin de la Societe Entomologique Suisse 78: 1-17.
  • Vesnic A. 2013. The first record of the ant genus Strongylognathus (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Bosnia and Herzegovina with notes on the distribution of the genus in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula. Acta Entomologica Serbica 18(1/2): 187-193.