Fulakora punctulata

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Fulakora punctulata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Fulakora
Species: F. punctulata
Binomial name
Fulakora punctulata
(Clark, 1934)

Stigmatomma punctulatum side view

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Specimen labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (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.

  • punctulata. Amblyopone (Fulakora) punctulata Clark, 1934b: 28, pl. 2, figs. 9, 10 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA (Tasmania).
    • Type-material: syntype workers, syntype ergatoid queens (numbers not stated).
    • Type-locality: Australia: Tasmania, Trevallyn (V.V. Hickman).
    • Type-depository: MVMA.
    • Combination in Stigmatomma: Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012a: 19;
    • combination in Fulakora: Ward & Fisher, 2016: 691.
    • Status as species: Brown, 1960a: 169; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 20; Taylor, 1987a: 6; Bolton, 1995b: 62.
    • Distribution: Australia.

Type Material

  • Amblyopone (Fulakora) punctulata Clark, 1934: Syntype, 2 worker(s) and/or queen(s), Trevallyn, Tasmania, Australia, Museum Victoria, Melbourne.



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
  • Clark J. 1934. New Australian ants. Memoirs of the National Museum, Victoria 8: 21-47.
  • Lowery B. B., and R. J. Taylor. 1994. Occurrence of ant species in a range of sclerophyll forest communities at Old Chum Dam, north-eastern Tasmania. Australian Entomologist 21: 11-14.
  • Taylor R. W. 1987. A checklist of the ants of Australia, New Caledonia and New Zealand (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization) Division of Entomology Report 41: 1-92.
  • Taylor R. W., and D. R. Brown. 1985. Formicoidea. Zoological Catalogue of Australia 2: 1-149.