Stigmatomma ophthalmicum

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Stigmatomma ophthalmicum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Stigmatomma
Species: S. ophthalmicum
Binomial name
Stigmatomma ophthalmicum
(Baroni Urbani, 1978)

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Specimen labels

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 32.84759° to 32.84759°.

 
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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Israel (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.

  • ophthalmicum. Amblyopone ophthalmica Baroni Urbani, 1978a: 44, figs. 3, 9 (w.) ISRAEL.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 1 paratype worker.
    • Type-locality: holotype Israel: Galilee, Ginosar, 24.v.1973 (I. Löbl); paratype with same data.
    • Type-depositories: MHNG (holotype); NHMB (paratype).
    • Combination in Stigmatomma: Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012a: 19.
    • Status as species: Kugler, J. 1988: 256; Bolton, 1995b: 62; Vonshak, et al. 2009: 38; Xu & Chu, 2012: 1184 (in key); Borowiec, L. 2014: 162.
    • Distribution: Israel.

Description

References

  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1978a. Contributo alla conoscenza del genere Amblyopone Erichson (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 51: 39-51 (page 44, figs. 3, 9 worker described)
  • 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

  • Baroni Urbani C. 1978. Contributo alla conoscenza del genere Amblyopone Erichson (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 51: 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.
  • Vonshak M., and A. Ionescu-Hirsch. 2009. A checklist of the ants of Israel (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Israel Journal of Entomology 39: 33-55.
  • Xu Z.-H., and J. J. Chu. 2012. Four New Species of the Amblyoponine Ant Genus Amblyopone (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Southwestern China with a Key to the Known Asian Species. Sociobiology 59(4): 1175-1196.