Stigmatomma impressifrons

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Stigmatomma impressifrons
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Stigmatomma
Species: S. impressifrons
Binomial name
Stigmatomma impressifrons
Emery, 1869

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Specimen labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 43.066667° to 36.59833333°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Bulgaria, Greece, Iberian Peninsula, Italy (type locality), Spain.

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

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • impressifrons. Stigmatomma impressifrons Emery, 1869b: 13, pl. 1, fig. 8 (w.q.) ITALY.
    • Type-material: syntype workers, syntype queens (numbers not stated).
    • Type-locality: Italy: vic. Naples, woods of Capodimonte (C. Emery).
    • Type-depositories: MHNG, MSNG.
    • Emery, 1915a: 254 (m.).
    • Combination in Amblyopone: Emery & Forel, 1879: 455;
    • combination in Stigmatomma: Emery, in Dalla Torre, 1893: 14; Emery, 1909c: 357; Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012a: 19.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1875a: 74; Emery, 1875b: 472; Emery, 1878b: 50; Emery & Forel, 1879: 455; André, 1882c: 234 (in key); Forel, 1886e: clxvii; Dalla Torre, 1893: 14; Emery, 1895b: 59; Emery, 1909c: 357; Emery, 1911d: 24; Santschi, 1915a: 55 (in key); Emery, 1915a: 254; Emery, 1916b: 101 (in key); Bondroit, 1918: 80; Müller, 1923b: 24 (in key); Kutter, 1927: 98; Grandi, 1935: 98; Brown, 1960a: 168; Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 10; Baroni Urbani, 1978a: 44 (redescription); Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a: 53; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b: 264 (in key); Tinaut, 1990d: 192; Mei, 1992a: 412; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 62; Bolton, 1995b: 62; Poldi, et al. 1995: 2; Petrov, 2006: 83 (in key); Lapeva-Gjonova, et al. 2010: 5; Legakis, 2011: 3; Borowiec, L. & Salata, 2012: 536; Borowiec, L. 2014: 162; Lebas, et al. 2016: 106; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c: 48.
    • Distribution: Bulgaria, Greece, Italy (+ Sicily), Spain.

Description

References

  • Atanassov, N.; Dlussky, G. M. 1992. Fauna of Bulgaria. Hymenoptera, Formicidae. Fauna Bûlg. 22: 1-310 (page 62, see also)
  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1978a. Contributo alla conoscenza del genere Amblyopone Erichson (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 51: 39-51 (page 44, see also)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 62, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1869b. Enumerazione dei formicidi che rinvengonsi nei contorni di Napoli con descrizioni di specie nuove o meno conosciute. Ann. Accad. Aspir. Nat. Secunda Era 2: 1-26 (page 13, pl.1, fig. 8 worker, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1915a. Contributo alla conoscenza delle formiche delle isole italiane. Descrizione di forme mediterrannee nuove o critiche. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 46[=(3)(6): 244-270 (page 254, male described)
  • Emery, C.; Forel, A. 1879. Catalogue des Formicides d'Europe. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 5: 441-481 (page 455, Combination in Amblyopone)
  • Tinaut, A., Ruano, F. 2021. Biogeography of Iberian ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Diversity 13, 88. (doi:10.3390/d13020088).
  • Yoshimura, M. & Fisher, B.L. 2012. A revision of male ants of the Malagasy Amblyoponinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with resurrections of the genera Stigmatomma and Xymmer. PLoS ONE 7(3):e33325 (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033325).

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Agosti, D. and C.A. Collingwood. 1987. A provisional list of the Balkan ants (Hym. Formicidae) and a key to the worker caste. I. Synonymic list. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft, 60: 51-62
  • Baroni Urbani, C. "Contributo alla conoscenza del genere Amblyopone Erichson." Mitteilungen der Schweirzerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 51(1) (1978): 39-51.
  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Borowiec L., and S. Salata. 2012. Ants of Greece - Checklist, comments and new faunistic data (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus 23(4): 461-563.
  • Borowiec L., and S. Salata. 2017. Ants of the Peloponnese, Greece (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Polish Journal of Entomology 86: 193-236.
  • Brown W. L., Jr. 1960. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. III. Tribe Amblyoponini (Hymenoptera). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 122: 143-230.
  • CSIRO Collection
  • Czechowski W., A. Radchenko, W. Czechowska and K. Vepsäläinen. 2012. The ants of Poland with reference to the myrmecofauna of Europe. Fauna Poloniae 4. Warsaw: Natura Optima Dux Foundation, 1-496 pp
  • De Stefani T. 1889. Miscellanea imenotterologica sicula. Nat. Sicil. 8: 140-145.
  • Emery C. 1875. Le formiche ipogee con descrizioni di specie nuove o poco note. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 7: 465-474.
  • Emery C. 1911. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125.
  • Emery C. 1916. Fauna entomologica italiana. I. Hymenoptera.-Formicidae. Bullettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 47: 79-275.
  • Emery, C. "Le formiche ipogee con descrizioni di specie nuove o poco note." Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale 7 (1875): 465-474.
  • Emery, C. "Sopra alcune formiche della fauna mediterranea." Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna (5)5 (1895): 59-75 [pagination of separate: 291-307].
  • Forel, A. "Nouvelles fourmis de Grèce récoltées par M. E. von Oertzen." Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 30 (1886): clix-clxviii.
  • Garcia F., X. Espadaler, and K. Gomez. 2009. First record of Amblyopone impressifrons (Emery, 1869) from the Iberian Peninsula and of Proceratium melinum (Roger, 1860) from Catalonia (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Boletín Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 45: 357-360.
  • Grandi G. 1935. Contributi alla conoscenza degli Imenotteri Aculeati. XV. Boll. R. Ist. Entomol. Univ. Studi Bologna 8: 27-121.
  • Poldi B., M. Mei, and F. Rigato. 1995. Hymenoptera, Formicidae. Vol 102. Checklist delle specie della fauna Italiana: 1-10.
  • Tinaut, A. "El género Amblyopone Erichson en al Península Ibérica." Miscellanea Zoologica 12 (1990): 189-193.