Strumigenys media

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Strumigenys media
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Strumigenys
Species: S. media
Binomial name
Strumigenys media
(Wilson & Brown, 1956)

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Specimen Labels


A member of the Strumigenys mutica-group. See Strumigenys mutica.

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • media. Kyidris media Wilson & Brown, 1956: 445, figs. 2, 5 (w.q.m.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in Pyramica: Bolton, 1999: 1672; in Strumigenys: Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 2007: 123. See also: Bolton, 2000: 455.

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


Type Material

Bolton (2000) - Holotype queen (alate), paratype workers, queen and male, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Didiman Creek, nr Lae, 29.iii.1955, in nest of Strumigenys loriae (nest no. 713), lowland rainforest (E. O. Wilson) (Museum of Comparative Zoology) [examined].