Strumigenys sinensis

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Strumigenys sinensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Strumigenys
Species: S. sinensis
Binomial name
Strumigenys sinensis
(Wang, M., 2000)

Nothing is known about the biology of Strumigenys sinensis.

Identification

A member of the argiola complex in the Strumigenys argiola group.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).


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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.

  • sinensis. Pyramica sinensis Wang, M., in Bolton, 2000: 390 (w.) CHINA. Combination in Strumigenys: Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 2007: 128

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

Description

Worker

Holotype. TL 2.1, HL 0.52, HW 0.46, CI 88, ML 0.26, MI 50, SL 0.22, SI 48, PW 0.27, AL 0.50. Apicodorsal tooth of mandible short, denticuliform. Mandible without preapical teeth or at most with a single minute preapical denticle immediately proximal of the apicodorsal tooth. Dorsal surface of mandible and scape with orbicular hairs. Hairs on leading edge of scape curved toward apex of scape. CI < 100. Mesonotum in profile not bulging posteriorly over base of propodeum.

Type Material

Holotype worker, China: Fujian Prov., Jiangle Co., Longqi Mt., 8.ix.1990 (M. S. Wang) (Institute of Zoology, Academia Sinica (Chinese Academy of Sciences)).

References

  • Baroni Urbani, C. & De Andrade, M.L. 2007. The ant tribe Dacetini: limits and constituent genera, with descriptions of new species. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale “G. Doria” 99:1-191.
  • Bolton, B. 2000. The ant tribe Dacetini. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute. 65:1-1028.
  • Wang, M.-S. 2000a. P. 390 in: Bolton, B. The ant tribe Dacetini. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 65, part 1 and 2: 1-1028 (page 390, worker described)