Fulakora chilensis

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Fulakora chilensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Fulakora
Species: F. chilensis
Binomial name
Fulakora chilensis
(Mayr, 1887)

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Keys including this Species


Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -39.827432° to -39.827432°.

Tropical South

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Chile (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.


Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.






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

  • chilensis. Amblyopone chilensis Mayr, 1887: 547 (w.) CHILE.
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Chile: Valdivia (E. Reitter).
    • Type-depository: NHMW.
    • Combination in Stigmatomma: Emery, in Dalla Torre, 1893: 14;
    • combination in Stigmatomma (Fulakora): Mann, 1919: 279;
    • combination in Amblyopone: Brown, 1960a: 183;
    • combination in Stigmatomma: Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012a: 19;
    • combination in Fulakora: Ward & Fisher, 2016: 691.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 14; Emery, 1911d: 25; Goetsch & Menozzi, 1935: 94; Brown, 1960a: 167, 183, 192 (in key); Kempf, 1970a: 19; Kempf, 1972a: 19; Snelling, R.R. & Hunt, 1976: 66; Lattke, 1991c: 6 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 61; Lacau & Delabie, 2002: 41 (in key).
    • Distribution: Chile.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Brown W. L., Jr. 1960. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. III. Tribe Amblyoponini (Hymenoptera). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 122: 143-230.
  • Goetsch W. and C. Menozzi. 1935. Die Ameisen Chiles. Konowia 14: 94-102
  • Goetsch, W., and C. Menozzi. "Die Ameisen Chiles." Konowia 14 (1935): 94-102.
  • Kempf W. W. 1970. Catálogo das formigas do Chile. Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo) 23: 17-43.
  • Snelling R. R., and J. H. Hunt. 1975. The ants of Chile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Revista Chilena de Entomología 9: 63-129.