Cardiocondyla papuana

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Cardiocondyla papuana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Cardiocondyla
Species: C. papuana
Binomial name
Cardiocondyla papuana
(Reiskind, 1965)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • papuana. Prosopidris papuana Reiskind, 1965: 81, figs. 1-8 (w.q. ergatoid m.) NEW GUINEA (Papua New Guinea).
    • Combination in Cardiocondyla: Bolton, 1982: 311 (in text).
    • Status as species: Kugler, J. 1984: 16; Bolton, 1995b: 133.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1982. Afrotropical species of the myrmecine ant genera Cardiocondyla, Leptothorax, Melissotarsus, Messor and Cataulacus (Formicidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology, 46: 307-370 (page 311, Combination in Cardiocondyla (in text))
  • Reiskind, J. 1965. A revision of the ant tribe Cardiocondylini (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). I. The genus Prosopidris Wheeler. Psyche (Camb.) 72: 79-86 (page 81, figs. 1-8 worker, queen, ergatoid male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • 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.
  • Kugler J. 1984. The males of Cardiocondyla Emery (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with the description of the winged male of Cardiocondyla wroughtoni (Forel). Israel Journal of Entomology 17: 1-21.
  • Reiskind J. 1965. A revision of the ant tribe Cardiocondylini (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). I. The genus Prosopidris Wheeler. Psyche (Cambridge) 72: 79-86.