Amblyopone gingivalis

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Amblyopone gingivalis
Amblyopone gingivalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Amblyopone
Species: A. gingivalis
Binomial name
Amblyopone gingivalis
Brown, 1960

Stigmatomma gingivale side view

Stigmatomma gingivale top view

Specimen labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -28.39999962° to -33.41667175°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • gingivalis. Amblyopone gingivalis Brown, 1960a: 205, figs. 30, 31 (w.) AUSTRALIA (New South Wales).
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Australia: New South Wales, Calga, iv.1956 (C. Mercovich).
    • [Note: Brown, 1960a: 205, records that the holotype was badly damaged in transit and now lacks its head and anterior prothorax.]
    • Type-depository: ANIC.
    • Combination in Stigmatomma: Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012a: 19;
    • combination in Amblyopone: Yoshimura & Fisher, 2014: 14 (in text).
    • Status as species: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 19; Taylor, 1987a: 6; Bolton, 1995b: 62.
    • Distribution: Australia.

Type Material

Description

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