Diacamma holosericum

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Diacamma holosericum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Diacamma
Species: D. holosericum
Binomial name
Diacamma holosericum
(Roger, 1860)

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Specimen Labels

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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.

  • holosericum. Ponera holoserica Roger, 1860: 302 (w.) INDONESIA (Java).
    • [Unjustified emendation of spelling to holosericea by Mayr, 1862: 718; unjustified emendation of spelling to holosericeum by Mayr, 1863: 407.]
    • Combination in Diacamma: Mayr, 1862: 718.
    • Status as species: Mayr, 1862: 718; Mayr, 1863: 407; Roger, 1863b: 16; Mayr, 1867a: 87 (redescription); Mayr, 1872: 149; Emery, 1887b: 435; Dalla Torre, 1893: 29; Emery, 1897b: 163 (in key); Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 52; Stitz, 1925: 111; Karavaiev, 1925b: 115 (redescription).



  • Karavaiev, V. 1925b. Ponerinen (Fam. Formicidae) aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet. (Fortsetzung). Konowia 4: 115-131 (page 115, see also)
  • Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 649-776 (page 718, Combination in Diacamma, and spelling emended to holosericea)
  • Roger, J. 1860. Die Ponera-artigen Ameisen. Berl. Entomol. Z. 4: 278-312 (page 302, worker described)