Stigmatomma caliginosum

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Stigmatomma caliginosum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Stigmatomma
Species: S. caliginosum
Binomial name
Stigmatomma caliginosum
(Onoyama, 1999)


Common Name
Hime-nokogiri-hari-ari
Language: Japanese

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Japan (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • caliginosum. Amblyopone caliginosa Onoyama, 1999: 158, figs. 1-9 (w.q.) JAPAN.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 5 pratype workers, 1 paratype queen.
    • Type-locality: holotype Japan: Kanagawa Pref., Cape Manazuru, 13.xii.1981 (K. Masuko); paratypes: 4 workers, 1 queen with same data, 1 worker with same data but 19.ix.1982.
    • Type-depositories: OMNH (holotype); OMNH, OUOJ (paratypes).
    • Combination in Stigmatomma: Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012a: 19;
    • combination in Bannapone: Eguchi, et al. 2015: 82;
    • combination in Stigmatomma: Ward & Fisher, 2016: 691.
    • Status as species: Imai, et al. 2003: 219; Xu & Chu, 2012: 1177 (in key); Eguchi, et al. 2015: 85 (in key); Hsu, F. et al. 2017: 91 (in key).
    • Distribution: Japan.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Type Material

Eguchi et al. (2015) - Holotype: worker, Japan: Kanagawa: Cape Manazuru, 13/xii/1981, K. Masuko leg., Type No. OMNH TI 102, Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, University of Oklahoma, not examined. Paratypes: 1 female and 4 workers, same data as the holotype, not examined; 1 worker, Japan: Kanagawa: Cape Manazuru, 19/ix/1982, K. Masuko leg., not examined.

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Onoyama K. 1999. A new and a newly recorded species of the ant genus Amblyopone (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Japan. Entomological Science 2:157-161.
  • Yamane S., Y. Harada, and K. Eguchi. 2013. Classification and ecology of ants. Natural history of ants in Southern Kyushu. 200 pages