Nylanderia madagascarensis sechellensis

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Nylanderia madagascarensis sechellensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Nylanderia
Species: N. madagascarensis
Subspecies: N. madagascarensis sechellensis
Trinomial name
Nylanderia madagascarensis sechellensis
(Emery, 1894)

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Paratrechina madagascarensis sechellensis casent0101835 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Malagasy Region: Seychelles (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.

  • sechellensis. Prenolepis madagascarensis var. sechellensis Emery, 1894a: 71, fig. (w.) SEYCHELLES IS. Combination in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925b: 219; in Nylanderia: LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010a: 127.



  • Emery, C. 1894b. Mission scientifique de M. Ch. Alluaud aux îles Séchelles (mars, avril, mai 1892). 2e mémoire. Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 63: 67-72 (page 71, fig. worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 219, Combination in Paratrechina (Nylanderia))