Checklist of Nylanderia species

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Nylanderia
Formicinae
Paratrechina vividula casent0102538 head 1.jpg
Nylanderia vividula
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Distribution
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Species Richness
Statistics
Valid Species 150
Invalid Species 25
Fossils 2
Countries Occupied 123
Year Described 1906
First Species Described 1846
Last Species Described 2020

The following species and subspecies belong to the genus Nylanderia. Synonyms are listed under their senior names. For valid names only see Nylanderia species and for distribution information see Nylanderia species by Country.

A

acuminata (Forel, 1911) (Costa Rica, Mexico)
amblyops (Forel, 1892) (Madagascar)
amblyops rubescens (Forel, 1892) (Madagascar)
amia (Forel, 1913) (Japan, Taiwan)
anthracina (Roger, 1863) (Cuba, Greater Antilles)
arenivaga (Wheeler, W.M., 1905) (Mexico, United States)
assimilis (Jerdon, 1851) (India)
austroccidua (Trager, 1984) (Costa Rica, Mexico, United States)

B

bibadia LaPolla & Kallal, 2019 (Dominican Republic)
birmana (Forel, 1902) (China, India, Myanmar)
birmana hodgsoni (Forel, 1902) (Myanmar)
boltoni LaPolla & Fisher, 2011 (Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania)
bourbonica (Forel, 1886) (Australia, Bangladesh, Barbados, China, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Guam, Hawaii, India, Kenya, Krakatau Islands, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia (Federated States of), New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Island, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Pitcairn, Réunion, Saint Helena, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tokelau, Tonga, United Republic of Tanzania, United States, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna Islands)
   • Prenolepis bourbonica bengalensis Forel, 1894
   • Prenolepis bourbonica hawaiensis Forel, 1899
   • Prenolepis bourbonica skottsbergi Wheeler, W.M., 1922

bourbonica farquharensis (Forel, 1907) (Madagascar, Seychelles)
bourbonica ngasiyana (Forel, 1907) (Comoros)
brasiliensis (Mayr, 1862) (Brazil)
braueri (Mayr, 1868) (Australia)
braueri donisthorpei (Forel, 1908) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
brevisetula LaPolla & Fisher, 2011 (Cameroun, Central African Republic, Gabon, Ivory Coast)
bruesii (Wheeler, W.M., 1903) (Mexico, United States)
burgesi (Trager, 1984) (Peru)

C

caeciliae (Forel, 1899) (Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago)
caeciliae elevata (Forel, 1908) (Costa Rica, Peru)
caerula LaPolla & Kallal, 2019 (Dominican Republic)
clandestina (Mayr, 1870) (Indonesia, Micronesia (Federated States of))
colchica (Pisarski, 1960) (Georgia, Russian Federation)
comorensis (Forel, 1907) (Comoros, Mayotte)
concinna (Trager, 1984) (United States)
consuta Wheeler, W.M., 1935 (Solomon Islands)
   • Nylanderia dichroa Wheeler, W.M., 1934

coveri LaPolla & Kallal, 2019 (Grenada)

D

deceptrix Messer, Cover & LaPolla, 2016 (United States)
deyrupi Messer, Cover & Rabeling, 2020
disatra LaPolla & Kallal, 2019 (Dominican Republic)
dispar (Forel, 1909) (Guatemala)
docilis (Forel, 1908) (Brazil, Paraguay)
dodo (Donisthorpe, 1946) (Mauritius)

E

emmae (Forel, 1894) (China)
esperanza LaPolla & Kallal, 2019 (Dominican Republic)

F

faisonensis (Forel, 1922) (United States)
flaviabdominis (Wang, W., 1997) (China)
   • Prenolepis sphingthoraxa Zhou & Zheng, 1998

flavipes (Smith, F., 1874) (China, Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Iberian Peninsula, Iran, Japan, Niue, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United States)
formosae (Forel, 1912) (China, Taiwan)
fulva (Mayr, 1862) (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Mexico, Paraguay, Suriname, United States, Uruguay)
   • Paratrechina fulva cubana Santschi, 1930
   • Prenolepis fulva fumata Forel, 1909

fulva biolleyi (Forel, 1908) (Costa Rica)
fulva fumatipennis (Forel, 1915) (Argentina)
fulva incisa (Forel, 1908) (Costa Rica)
fulva longiscapa (Forel, 1908) (Costa Rica)
fulva nesiotis (Wheeler, W.M., 1919) (Ecuador, Galapagos Islands)
fuscaspecula LaPolla & Kallal, 2019 (Dominican Republic)

G

glabrior (Forel, 1902) (Australia, New Guinea, New Zealand, Solomon Islands)
goeldii (Forel, 1912) (Brazil)
gracilis (Forel, 1892) (Madagascar)
guanyin (Terayama, 2009) (Taiwan)
guatemalensis (Forel, 1885) (Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Greater Antilles, Guatemala, Haiti, Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, United States)
   • Prenolepis guatemalensis antillana Forel, 1893

guatemalensis cocoensis (Forel, 1902) (Costa Rica)
guatemalensis edenensis (Linsley & Usinger, 1966) (Ecuador)
guatemalensis itinerans (Forel, 1901) (Brazil, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Greater Antilles, Haiti)
gulinensis (Zhang, W. & Zheng, 2002) (China)

H

helleri (Viehmeyer, 1914) (New Guinea)
himalayana Wachkoo & Bharti, 2015 (India)
hubrechti (Emery, 1922) (Indonesia)
humbloti (Forel, 1891) (Madagascar)
hystrix (Trager, 1984) (Mexico, United States)

I

impolita LaPolla & Fisher, 2011 (Angola, Central African Republic, Gabon, Ghana)
incallida (Santschi, 1915) (Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, São Tomé & Principe)
   • Paratrechina arlesi Bernard, 1953

indica (Forel, 1894) (Bangladesh, China, India, Nepal, Nicobar Island, Sri Lanka)
integera (Zhou, 2001) (China)

J

jaegerskioeldi (Mayr, 1904) (Balearic Islands, Benin, Canary Islands, Central African Republic, Egypt, Greece, Guinea, Iberian Peninsula, Iran, Israel, Kenya, Malta, Oman, Spain, Sudan, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates)
   • Paratrechina weissi nimba Bernard, 1953
   • Prenolepis jaegerskioeldi borcardi Santschi, 1908
   • Prenolepis jaegerskioeldi zelotypa Santschi, 1915
   • Prenolepis traegaordhi Forel, 1904
   • Prenolepis weissi Santschi, 1911

johannae (Forel, 1912) (Colombia)
johannae dibullana (Forel, 1912) (Colombia)

K

kraepelini (Forel, 1905) (Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia)

L

laevigata (Mackay, W.P., 1998) (Mexico)
lepida (Santschi, 1915) (Angola, Cameroun, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, São Tomé & Principe, Uganda)
   • Paratrechina grisoni Forel, 1916
   • Paratrechina grisoni fuscula Menozzi, 1942

lietzi (Forel, 1908) (Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname)
lucayana LaPolla & Kallal, 2019 (Bahamas)
luteafra LaPolla & Fisher, 2011 (Cameroun, Gabon)

M

madagascarensis (Forel, 1886) (Comoros, Mayotte, Seychelles)
madagascarensis ellisii (Forel, 1891) (Madagascar, Mayotte)
madagascarensis rufescens (Wheeler, W.M., 1922) (Seychelles)
madagascarensis sechellensis (Emery, 1894) (Seychelles)
magnella Kallal & LaPolla, 2012 (United States)
manni (Donisthorpe, 1941) (Solomon Islands)
mendica (Menozzi, 1942) (Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea)
metacista LaPolla & Kallal, 2019 (Dominican Republic)
mexicana (Forel, 1899) (Mexico)
microps (Smith, M.R., 1937) (Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico)
mixta (Forel, 1897) (Seychelles)
myops (Mann, 1920) (Cuba, Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico)
   • Paratrechina troglodytes Weber, 1934

N

natalensis (Forel, 1915) (Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe)
nodifera (Mayr, 1870) (Bolivia, Colombia)
nubatama (Terayama, 1999) (Japan)
nuggeti (Donisthorpe, 1941) (New Guinea)

O

obscura (Mayr, 1862) (Australia, Borneo, Indonesia, Lord Howe Island, Malaysia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norfolk Island)
obscura bismarckensis (Forel, 1901) (New Guinea, Réunion, Solomon Islands)
obscura celebensis (Karavaiev, 1933) (Indonesia, Sulawesi)
obscura minor (Karavaiev, 1933) (Indonesia)
obscura papuana (Forel, 1901) (New Guinea)
ogasawarensis (Terayama, 1999) (Japan)
opisopthalmia (Zhou & Zheng, 1998) (China, Vietnam)
   • Prenolepis septemdenta Wang, W. & Wu, W.-L., 2007

otome (Terayama, 1999) (Japan)

P

parasitica Messer, Cover & Rabeling, 2020
parvula (Mayr, 1870) (United States)
pearsei Wheeler, W.M., 1938 (Mexico)
perminuta (Buckley, 1866)
phantasma (Trager, 1984) (United States)
picta (Wheeler, W.M., 1927) (China, Vietnam)
pieli (Santschi, 1928) (China)
pini LaPolla & Kallal, 2019 (Dominican Republic)
pubens (Forel, 1893) (Anguilla, Barbados, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Lesser Antilles, Puerto Rico, United States)

Q

querna Kallal & LaPolla, 2012 (United States)

R

rosae (Forel, 1902) (Australia)
ryukyuensis (Terayama, 1999) (Japan)

S

scintilla LaPolla & Fisher, 2011 (Ivory Coast)
semitincta LaPolla & Kallal, 2019 (Puerto Rico)
sharpii (Forel, 1899) (China, Hawaii)
sierra LaPolla & Kallal, 2019 (Cuba)
sikorae (Forel, 1892) (Madagascar)
silvestrii (Emery, 1906) (Argentina, Uruguay)
silvestrii kuenzleri (Forel, 1909) (Argentina)
silvula LaPolla & Fisher, 2011 (Kenya)
simpliciuscula (Emery, 1896) (Indonesia)
sindbadi (Pisarski, 1960) (Iraq, Israel)
smythiesii (Forel, 1894) (India)
staudingeri (Forel, 1912) (Peru)
steeli (Forel, 1910) (New Guinea)
steinheili (Forel, 1893) (Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Greater Antilles, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Puerto Rico, Seychelles, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, Venezuela)
   • Prenolepis steinheili minuta Forel, 1893

stigmatica (Mann, 1919) (Solomon Islands)

T

tasmaniensis (Forel, 1913) (Australia, New Zealand)
taylori (Forel, 1894) (Bangladesh, China, India, Sri Lanka)
taylori levis (Forel, 1913) (Sri Lanka)
teranishii (Santschi, 1937) (Japan)
terricola (Buckley, 1866) (Mexico, United States)
   • Prenolepis melanderi Wheeler, W.M., 1903

tjibodana (Karavaiev, 1929) (Indonesia)
tococae (Wheeler, W.M. & Bequaert, 1929) (Brazil)
trageri Kallal & LaPolla, 2012 (United States)

U

umbella LaPolla & Fisher, 2011 (Cameroun)
usambarica LaPolla, Hawkes & Fisher, 2011 (United Republic of Tanzania)

V

vaga (Forel, 1901) (Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Galapagos Islands, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Zealand, Niue, Norfolk Island, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna Islands)
   • Paratrechina vaga crassipilis Santschi, 1928
   • Paratrechina vaga irritans Santschi, 1928

vagabunda (Motschoulsky, 1863) (Sri Lanka)
vitiensis (Mann, 1921) (Fiji)
vividula (Nylander, 1846) (Balearic Islands, Bermuda, Brazil, China, Croatia, Cuba, Finland, Greece, Haiti, India, Iran, Mauritius, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Russian Federation, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States, Venezuela)
   • Formica picea Buckley Buckley, 1866
   • Prenolepis kincaidi Wheeler, W.M., 1906
   • Prenolepis vividula mjobergi Forel, 1908

vividula australis (Santschi, 1929) (Brazil)

W

waelbroecki (Emery, 1899) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
wardi LaPolla & Kallal, 2019 (Cuba)
wojciki (Trager, 1984) (United States)

X

xestonota LaPolla & Kallal, 2019 (Cuba)

Y

yaeyamensis (Terayama, 1999) (Japan, Republic of Korea)
yambaru (Terayama, 1999) (Japan)
yerburyi (Forel, 1894) (China, India, Nicobar Island, Sri Lanka)

Z

zaminyops LaPolla & Kallal, 2019 (Trinidad and Tobago)

Fossil Species

P

pygmaea (Mayr, 1868) (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene

Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region)

V

vetula LaPolla & Dlussky, 2010 (Burdigalian, Early Miocene

Dominican amber, Dominican Republic)