Romblonella palauensis

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Romblonella palauensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Romblonella
Species: R. palauensis
Binomial name
Romblonella palauensis
Smith, M.R., 1953

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Palau (type locality).

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

  • palauensis. Romblonella palauensis Smith, M.R. 1953f: 164 (w.m.) PALAU IS.



  • Smith, M. R. 1953f. A new Romblonella from Palau, and the first description of a Romblonella male (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 61: 163-167 (page 164, worker, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Clouse R. M. 2007. The ants of Micronesia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Micronesica. 39: 171-295.
  • Clouse, R.M. 2007. The ants of Micronesia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), Micronesica 39(2): 171-295.
  • Field Museum Collection, Chicago, Illinois (C. Moreau)
  • Smith M. R. 1953. A new Romblonella from Palau, and the first description of a Romblonella male (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 61: 163-167.
  • 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.