Romblonella liogaster

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Romblonella liogaster
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Romblonella
Species: R. liogaster
Binomial name
Romblonella liogaster
(Santschi, 1928)

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Fiji (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.

  • liogaster. Tetramorium scrobiferum var. liogaster Santschi, 1928c: 69 (w.) FIJI IS. Combination in Romblonella: Bolton, 1995b: 382. Raised to species: Sarnat & Economo, 2012: 121. Senior synonym of vitiensis: Sarnat & Economo, 2012: 121.
  • vitiensis. Romblonella vitiensis Smith, M.R. 1953a: 79 (w.) FIJI IS. Junior synonym of liogaster: Sarnat & Economo, 2012: 121.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 382, Combination in Romblonella)
  • Santschi, F. 1928c. Fourmis de îles Fidji. Rev. Suisse Zool. 35: 67-74 (page 69, worker described)
  • Sarnat, E.M. & Economo, E.P. 2012. The ants of Fiji: 384 pp. UC Publications in Entomology, University of California Press.