Diacamma bispinosum

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Diacamma bispinosum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Diacamma
Species: D. bispinosum
Binomial name
Diacamma bispinosum
(Le Guillou, 1842)

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Specimen Labels

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • bispinosum. Ponera bispinosa Le Guillou, 1842: 317 (w.) INDONESIA (Ternate I.). Combination in Diacamma: Mayr, 1862: 718. Senior synonym of buruensis, subsulcata: Wilson, 1958d: 367.
  • subsulcata. Diacamma bispinosum var. subsulcata Emery, 1897b: 152 (w.) INDONESIA (Halmahera I.). Junior synonym of bispinosum: Wilson, 1958d: 367.
  • buruensis. Diacamma rugosum subsp. buruensis Karavaiev, 1925b: 117 (w.) INDONESIA (Buru I.). Junior synonym of bispinosum: Wilson, 1958d: 367.



  • Le Guillou, E. J. F. 1842 [1841]. Catalogue raisonné des insectes hyménoptères recueillis dans le voyage de circumnavigation des corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zélée. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 10: 311-324 (page 317, worker described)
  • Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 649-776 (page 718, Combination in Diacamma)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1958g. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia III. Rhytidoponera in western Melanesia and the Moluccas. IV. The tribe Ponerini. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 119: 303-371 (page 367, Senior synonym of buruensis and subsulcata)