Rhopalomastix striata

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Rhopalomastix striata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Rhopalomastix
Species: R. striata
Binomial name
Rhopalomastix striata
Wang, Yong & Jaitrong, 2018

This species can be found mainly nesting in bark of large native trees, located in either primary or secondary native-dominated forest. A colony usually occupies a large expanse of the tree trunk, with numerous workers. Queens appear to be rare.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Singapore (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.

  • striata. Rhopalomastix striata Wang, Yong & Jaitrong, 2018: 327, figs. 52-63 (w.q.m.) SINGAPORE.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Wang W. Y., G. W. J. Yong, and W. Jaitrong. 2018. The ant genus Rhopalomastix (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae) in Southeast Asia, with descriptions of four new species from Singapore based on morphology and DNA barcoding. Zootaxa 4532: 301-340.