Lioponera parva

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Lioponera parva
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Lioponera
Species: L. parva
Binomial name
Lioponera parva
Forel, 1900

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality), Sri Lanka.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • parva. Lioponera longitarsus r. parva Forel, 1900d: 330 (w.m.) INDIA (West Bengal, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Maharashtra, Karnataka).
    • Type-material: syntype workers, syntype males (numbers not stated).
    • Type-localities: India: Calcutta (= Kolkata) (Rothney), Barrackpore (Rothney), Madras (= Chennai) (Rothney), Orissa (= Odisha) (Taylor), Dehra Dun (Smythies), Poona (= Pune) (Wroughton), and Belgaum (Wroughton).
    • Type-depositories: MHNG, NHMB.
    • Subspecies of longitarsus: Forel, 1906b: 91.
    • Junior synonym of longitarsus: Brown, 1975: 23; Bolton, 1995b: 144.
    • Status as species: Bingham, 1903: 27; Emery, 1911d: 12; Donisthorpe, 1939a: 254; Menozzi, 1939a: 327; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 21; Tang, J., Li, et al. 1995: 26; Tiwari, 1999: 33; Mathew & Tiwari, 2000: 269; Bharti, Guénard, et al. 2016: 22.
    • Distribution: China, India.

Description

References

  • Bharti, H., Guénard, B., Bharti, M. & Economo, E.P. 2016. An updated checklist of the ants of India with their specific distributions in Indian states. ZooKeys 551: 1-83.
  • Forel, A. 1900d. Les formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part 7. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 13: 303-332.
  • Forel, A. 1906b. Les fourmis de l'Himalaya. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 42: 79-94.