Technomyrmex schimmeri

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Technomyrmex schimmeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Technomyrmex
Species: T. schimmeri
Binomial name
Technomyrmex schimmeri
Viehmeyer, 1916

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Specimen Labels

Nothing is known about the biology of Technomyrmex schimmeri.


Bolton (2007) - A member of the Technomyrmex bicolor group. See under Technomyrmex horni.

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • schimmeri. Technomyrmex schimmeri Viehmeyer, 1916a: 143, fig. 8 (w.q.) SINGAPORE. See also: Bolton, 2007a: 100.

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


Type Material

Bolton (2007) - Syntype workers and queen, Singapore (H. Overbeck) (Berlin Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität) [examined].


  • Bolton, B. 2007. Taxonomy of the dolichoderine ant genus Technomyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) based on the worker caste. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute. 35(1):1-149.
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1916a [1915]. Ameisen von Singapore. Beobachtet und gesammelt von H. Overbeck. Arch. Naturgesch. (A) 81(8): 108-168 (page 143, fig. 8 worker, queen described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Pfeiffer M.; Mezger, D.; Hosoishi, S.; Bakhtiar, E. Y.; Kohout, R. J. 2011. The Formicidae of Borneo (Insecta: Hymenoptera): a preliminary species list. Asian Myrmecology 4:9-58
  • Viehmeyer H. 1916. Ameisen von Singapore. Beobachtet und gesammelt von H. Overbeck. Archiv für Naturgeschichte (A)81(8):108-168.