Discothyrea sauteri

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Discothyrea sauteri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Proceratiinae
Tribe: Proceratiini
Genus: Discothyrea
Species: D. sauteri
Binomial name
Discothyrea sauteri
Forel, 1912

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Specimen Labels

At a Glance • Facultatively polygynous  

 

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Taiwan (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China, Japan.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • sauteri. Discothyrea globus var. sauteri Forel, 1912a: 47 (w.q.) TAIWAN. Ogata, 1987: 109 (m.). Raised to species: Brown, 1958g: 253.

Description

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 253, Raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1912a. H. Sauter's Formosa-Ausbeute. Formicidae (Hym.). Entomol. Mitt. 1: 45-61 (page 47, worker, queen described)
  • Ogata, K. 1987a. A generic synopsis of the poneroid complex of the family Formicidae in Japan (Hymenoptera). Part 1. Subfamilies Ponerinae and Cerapachyinae. Esakia 25: 97-132 (page 109, male described)

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