Stigmatomma fulvidum

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Stigmatomma fulvidum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Stigmatomma
Species: S. fulvidum
Binomial name
Stigmatomma fulvidum
(Terayama, 1987)

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Specimen labels

Common Name
Language: Japanese


Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Japan (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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.


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.





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

  • fulvidum. Amblyopone fulvida Terayama, 1987: 31, figs. 1-5 (w.) JAPAN.
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Japan: Okinawa Pref., Henzu-jima Is, Yonagusuku-son, 4.i.1985 (H. Takamine).
    • Type-depository: NIAS.
    • 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: Morisita, et al. 1989: 11; Bolton, 1995b: 62; Xu, 2001d: 552 (in key); Imai, et al. 2003: 219; Xu & Chu, 2012: 1177 (in key); Eguchi, et al. 2015: 85 (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.


Type Material

Eguchi et al. (2015) - Holotype: worker, Japan: Okinawa: Yonagusuku-son: Henza-jima Is., 04/i/1985, H. Takamine leg., NIAES, examined. Paratypes: 4 workers, same data as the holotype, examined.


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Terayama M. 1987. A new species of Amblyopone (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Japan. Edaphologia 36: 31-33.
  • Terayama M. 1992. Structure of ant communities in East Asia. A. Regional differences and species richness. Bulletin of the Bio-geographical Society of Japan 47: 1-31.
  • Terayama M., S. Kubota, and K. Eguchi. 2014. Encyclopedia of Japanese ants. Asakura Shoten: Tokyo, 278 pp.
  • Yamane S., S. Ikudome, and M. Terayama. 1999. Identification guide to the Aculeata of the Nansei Islands, Japan. Sapporo: Hokkaido University Press, xii + 831 pp. pp, 138-317.
  • Yamane S.; Ikudome, S.; Terayama, M. 1999. Identification guide to the Aculeata of the Nansei Islands, Japan. Sapporo: Hokkaido University Press, xii + 831 pp. pp138-317.