Trichomyrmex glaber

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Trichomyrmex glaber
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Trichomyrmex
Species group: scabriceps
Species: T. glaber
Binomial name
Trichomyrmex glaber
(André, 1883)

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (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.

  • glaber. Holcomyrmex glaber André, 1883b: 345 (footnote) (w.) INDIA. Imai, Baroni Urbani, et al. 1984: 8 (k.). Combination in Monomorium: Emery, 1922e: 181; in Trichomyrmex: Ward et al., 2014: 16. Senior synonym of clarus, glabrocriniceps: Radchenko, 1997f: 221.
  • clarus. Holcomyrmex glaber var. clarus Forel, 1902c: 219 (w.) INDIA. Combination in Monomorium: Emery, 1922e: 181. Junior synonym of glaber: Radchenko, 1997f: 221.
  • glabrocriniceps. Holcomyrmex glaber var. glabrocriniceps Forel, 1902c: 220 (w.) INDIA. Junior synonym of glaber: Radchenko, 1997f: 221.



  • Monomorium sp.6: 2n = 38 (India) (Imai et al., 1984) (near Monomorium glabrum current as Trichomyrmex glaber).


  • André, E. 1883b. Les fourmis. [concl.]. Pp. 345-404 in: André, Edm. 1881-1886. Species des Hyménoptères d'Europe et d'Algérie. Tome Deuxième. Beaune: Edmond André, 919 + 48 pp. (page 345, (footnote) worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 181, Combination in Monomorium)
  • Imai, H. T.; Baroni Urbani, C.; Kubota, M.; Sharma, G. P.; Narasimhanna, M. H.; Das, B. C.; 1984. Karyological survey of Indian ants. Jpn. J. Genet. 59: 1-32 (page 8, karyotype described)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1997g. Review of the ants of scabriceps group of the genus Monomorium Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Ann. Zool. (Warsaw) 46: 211-224 (page 221, Senior synonym of clarus and glabrocriniceps)
  • Ward, P.S., Brady, S.G., Fisher, B.L. & Schultz, T.R. 2014. The evolution of myrmicine ants: phylogeny and biogeography of a hyperdiverse ant clade (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology, DOI: 10.1111/syen.12090.