Strumigenys formosimonticola

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Strumigenys formosimonticola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Dacetini
Genus: Strumigenys
Species: S. formosimonticola
Binomial name
Strumigenys formosimonticola
(Terayama, Lin & Wu, 1996)

Pyramica formosimonticola side (www.niaes.affrc.go.jp).jpg

Pyramica formosimonticola top (www.niaes.affrc.go.jp).jpg

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Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Taiwan.

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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.

  • formosimonticola. Smithistruma formosimonticola Terayama, Lin & Wu, 1996: 331, figs. 12-14, 16, 18, 21 (w.q.) TAIWAN. Combination in Pyramica: Bolton, 1999: 1673; in Strumigenys: Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 2007: 120. See also: Bolton, 2000: 433.

Description

References

The following references are based on the 2007 CD version of the New General Catalogue.

  • Bolton, B. 1999. Ant genera of the tribe Dacetonini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Nat. Hist. 3 33: 1639-1689 (page 1673, combination in Pyramica)
  • Bolton, B. 2000. The ant tribe Dacetini. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 65: 1-1028 (page 433, redescription of worker)
  • Ogata, K.; Onoyama, K. 1998. A revision of the ant genus Smithistruma Brown of Japan, with descriptions of four new species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Entomol. Sci. 1(2): 277-287 (page 279, see also)
  • Terayama, M.; Lin, C.-C.; Wu, W.-J. 1996. The Taiwanese species of the ant genus Smithistruma (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Jpn. J. Entomol. 64: 327-339 (page 331, figs. 12-14, 16, 18, 21 worker, queen described)

Additional 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.
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