Strumigenys formosimonticola

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

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This taxon was described from Taiwan.

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

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



The following references are based on the 2007 CD version of the Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • 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)

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