Chrysapace jacobsoni

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Chrysapace jacobsoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Chrysapace
Species: C. jacobsoni
Binomial name
Chrysapace jacobsoni
Crawley, 1924



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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines (type locality).

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Ovaries of a dealate queen C. jacobsoni collected in Galoka, northern Madagascar. Yolky oocytes and "yellow bodies" are visible in all the ovarioles. Photo by Christian Peeters.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • jacobsoni. Chrysapace jacobsoni Crawley, 1924: 381, fig. 1 (q.) INDONESIA (Sumatra).
    • Combination in Cerapachys (Cerapachys): Chapman & Capco, 1951: 20;
    • combination in Chrysapace: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 106.
    • Status as species: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 20.
    • Senior synonym of crawleyi (unnecessary replacement name): Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 106.
    • Senior synonym of mirandus (by implication): Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 106.
  • crawleyi. Cerapachys (Chrysapace) crawleyi Wheeler, W.M., 1924d: 225.
    • Unnecessary replacement name for Chrysapace jacobsoni Crawley, 1924: 381.
    • Status as species: Brown, 1975: 22, 58; Bolton, 1995b: 142.
    • Senior synonym of mirandus: Brown, 1975: 22.
    • Junior synonym of jacobsoni: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 106 (by implication).
  • mirandus. Cerapachys mirandus Wheeler, W.M. 1924d: 224 (in text) (ergatoid q.) INDONESIA (Sumatra).
    • Junior synonym of crawleyi: Brown, 1975: 22.