Fulakora celata

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Fulakora celata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Fulakora
Species: F. celata
Binomial name
Fulakora celata
(Mann, 1919)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Solomon Islands (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • celata. Stigmatomma (Fulakora) celata Mann, 1919: 279, fig. 2 (w.) SOLOMON IS (Isabel I., Malaita I., Florida I., San Cristoval I.).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated, “small colonies”).
    • Type-locality: Solomon Is: Isabel I., Fulakora (W.M. Mann).
    • Type-depository: MCZC.
    • Taylor, 1979: 832 (q.).
    • Combination in Amblyopone: Wilson, 1958a: 143;
    • combination in Stigmatomma: Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012a: 19;
    • combination in Fulakora: Ward & Fisher, 2016: 691.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1935g: 9; Wilson, 1958a: 143; Brown, 1960a: 168, 213; Taylor, 1976a: 78; Taylor, 1979: 830; Bolton, 1995b: 61; Sarnat, et al. 2013: 69.
    • Distribution: Solomon Is.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Brown W. L., Jr. 1960. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. III. Tribe Amblyoponini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 122: 143-230.
  • CSIRO Collection
  • Mann W. M. 1919. The ants of the British Solomon Islands. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 63:273-391.
  • Mann William. 1916. The Ants of the British Solomon Islands. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 63(7): 273-391
  • Mann, W.M. 1919. The ants of the British Solomon Islands. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology of Harvard College 63: 273-391
  • Taylor R. W. 1978. Melanesian ants of the genus Amblyopone (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 26: 823-839.
  • Wheeler W.M. 1935. Check list of the ants of Oceania. Occasional Papers of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum 11(11):1-56.
  • Wheeler, William Morton.1935.Checklist of the Ants of Oceania.Occasional Papers 11(11): 3-56
  • Wilson E. O. 1958. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia. I. The tribe Leptogenyini. II. The tribes Amblyoponini and Platythyreini. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 118: 101-153.
  • Wilson E.O. 1959. Adaptive shift and dispersal in a tropical ant fauna. Evolution 13(1): 122-144.
  • Wilson Edward O. 1959. Adaptive Shift and Dispersal in a Tropical Ant Fauna. Evolution 13(1): 122-144