Aphaenogaster omotoensis

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Aphaenogaster omotoensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. omotoensis
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster omotoensis
Terayama & Kubota, 2013

This species nests in the soil of forest floor.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Japan (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • omotoensis. Aphaenogaster omotoensis Terayama & Kubota, 2013: 26, figs. 1, 2 (w.) JAPAN (Ryukyu Is: Ishigaki I.).

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Terayama M., S. Kubota, and K. Eguchi. 2014. Encyclopedia of Japanese ants. Asakura Shoten: Tokyo, 278 pp.
  • Terayama M., and S. Kubota. 2013. Two new species of the ant genus Aphaenogaster Mayr from Japan (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Memoirs of the Myrmecological Society of Japan 3: 25-31.