Romblonella elysii

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Romblonella elysii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Romblonella
Species: R. elysii
Binomial name
Romblonella elysii
(Mann, 1919)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Solomon Islands (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes


Nomenclature

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

  • elysii. Tetramorium scrobiferum var. elysii Mann, 1919: 346, fig. 29 (w.) SOLOMON IS. Combination in Romblonella: Smith, M.R. 1956b: 18. Raised to species: Smith, M.R. 1956b: 18.

Description

References

  • Mann, W. M. 1919. The ants of the British Solomon Islands. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 63: 273-391 (page 346, fig. 29 worker described)
  • Smith, M. R. 1956b. A list of the species of Romblonella including two generic transfers (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Bull. Brooklyn Entomol. Soc. 51: 18 (page 18, Combination in Romblonella, and raised to species)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Mann, W.M. 1919. The ants of the British Solomon Islands. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology of Harvard College 63: 273-391
  • Sarnat Eli M. 2009. The Ants [Hymenoptera: Formicdiae] of Fiji: Systematics, Biogeography and Conservation of an Island Arc Fauna. 80-252
  • Smith M. R. 1956. A list of the species of Romblonella including two generic transfers (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 51: 18.
  • Taylor, R. W. 1991. Notes on the ant genera Romblonella and Willowsiella, with comments on their affinities, and the first descriptions of Australian species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Psyche (Cambridge) 97: 281-296.
  • Wheeler W.M. 1935. Check list of the ants of Oceania. Occasional Papers of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum 11(11):1-56.