Strumigenys acubecca

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Strumigenys acubecca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Strumigenys
Species: S. acubecca
Binomial name
Strumigenys acubecca
(Brown, 1972)

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Specimen Labels

Strumigenys acubecca group

The type specimen was collected in a leaf litter berlesate sample from second growth rain forest.

Identification

The only member of the Strumigenys acubecca-group.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Malaysia (type locality).


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 New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • acubecca. Asketogenys acubecca Brown, 1972: 23, figs. 1, 2 (w.) WEST MALAYSIA. Combination in Pyramica: Bolton, 1999: 1672; in Strumigenys: Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 2007: 110. See also: Bolton, 2000: 387.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Worker

Bolton (2000) - HL 0.65-0.66 (discounting clypeal tooth), HW 0.40, CI 61, ML 0.18-0.19, MI 27-30, SL 0.45-0.48, SI 113-120, PW 0.28, AL 0.71-0.72 (2 measured). The single species is immediately diagnosed by the characters given above.

Type Material

Bolton (2000) - Holotype worker, MALAYSIA: Perak, Trolac Forest Reserve, 6.viii.1967, leaf litter berlesate from second growth rain forest (R. H. Crozier) (Museum of Comparative Zoology) [examined].

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