Echinopla striata

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Echinopla striata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Echinopla
Species group: striata
Species: E. striata
Binomial name
Echinopla striata
Smith, F., 1857

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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

  • striata. Echinopla striata Smith, F. 1857a: 80 (w.) WEST MALAYSIA. Donisthorpe, 1942e: 709 (q.). Current subspecies: nominal plus aciculata, gibbosa, goramensis.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

One syntype worker in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “21 MAL.” and with a Donisthorpe type-label. Second syntype not found (Smith states, “I have seen only two individuals.”), but Oxford University Museum of Natural History also has Smith coll. specimens from “Tond.”, “Sum.”, “Mak.” and “Cer.” (Tondano and Makassar in Sulawesi, Sumatra and Seram I.).