Lordomyrma furcifera

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Lordomyrma furcifera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Lordomyrma
Species: L. furcifera
Binomial name
Lordomyrma furcifera
Emery, 1897

Lordomyrma bensoni castype06937 profile 1.jpg

Lordomyrma bensoni castype06937 dorsal 1.jpg

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Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -3.089444444° to -6.633333206°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: New Caledonia.
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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • furcifera. Lordomyrma furcifera Emery, 1897c: 591, pl. 15, figs. 32, 33 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Senior synonym of bensoni: Taylor, 2009: 17. See also: Wheeler, W.M. 1919f: 100.
  • bensoni. Lordomyrma bensoni Donisthorpe, 1949d: 94, figs. 1, 2 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of furcifera: Taylor, 2009: 17.



  • Wheeler, W. M. 1919g. The ant genus Lordomyrma Emery. Psyche (Camb.) 26: 97-106 (page 100, see also)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • CSIRO Collection
  • Donisthorpe H. 1948. A second instalment of the Ross Collection of ants from New Guinea. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11)14: 297-317.
  • Donisthorpe H. 1949. A fifth instalment of the Ross Collection of ants from New Guinea. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (12)1: 487-506.
  • Donisthorpe H. 1949. Lordomyrma bensoni (Hym., Formicidae), a species of ant new to science from New Guinea. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 85: 94.
  • Emery C. 1897. Formicidarum species novae vel minus cognitae in collectione Musaei Nationalis Hungarici quas in Nova-Guinea, colonia germanica, collegit L. Biró. Természetrajzi Füzetek 20: 571-599.
  • Janda M., G. D. Alpert, M. L. Borowiec, E. P. Economo, P. Klimes, E. Sarnat, and S. O. Shattuck. 2011. Cheklist of ants described and recorded from New Guinea and associated islands. Available on http://www.newguineants.org/. Accessed on 24th Feb. 2011.
  • Lucky A., K. Sagata, and E. Sarnat. 2011. Ants of the Nakanai Mountains, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, Chapter 1. In Richards, S. J. and Gamui, B. G. (editors). 2013. Rapid Biological Assessments of the Nakanai Mountains and the upper Strickland Basin: surveying the biodiversity of Papua New Guinea’s sublime karst environments. RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment 60. Conservation International. Arlington, VA.
  • Lucky A., and E. M. Sarnat. 2008. New species of Lordomyrma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Southeast Asia and Fiji. Zootaxa 1681: 37-46.
  • Lucky Andrea and Sarnate Eli M. 2010. Biogeography and diversification of the Pacific ant genus Lordomyrma. Journal of Biogeography 37: 624-634
  • Snelling R. R. 2000. Ants of the Wapoga river area, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. In Mack, Andrew L. and Leeanne E. Alonso (eds.). 2000. A Biological Assessment of the Wapoga River Area of Northwestern Irian Jaya, Indonesia. RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment 14, Conservation International, Washington, DC.
  • Viehmeyer H. 1912. Ameisen aus Deutsch Neuguinea gesammelt von Dr. O. Schlaginhaufen. Nebst einem Verzeichnisse der papuanischen Arten. Abhandlungen und Berichte des Königlichen Zoologischen und Anthropologische-Ethnographischen Museums zu Dresden 14: 1-26.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1919. The ant genus Lordomyrma Emery. Psyche (Cambridge) 26: 97-106.
  • Yasumatsu K. 1950. Discovery of an ant of the genus Lordomyrma Emery in eastern Asia (Hym.). Insecta Matsumurana 17: 73-79.