Stigmatomma pertinax

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

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (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.

  • pertinax. Amblyopone pertinax Baroni Urbani, 1978a: 48, figs. 13, 14 (w.) INDIA (West Bengal).
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: India: Darjeeling Dist., Chim Khona, nr Ghum, 2200 m., 28.v.1975 (W. Wittmer).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • Combination in Stigmatomma: Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012a: 19;
    • combination in Bannapone: Eguchi, et al. 2015: 84;
    • combination in Stigmatomma: Ward & Fisher, 2016: 691.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 62; Xu, 2001d: 552 (in key); Bharti & Wachkoo, 2011: 590 (in key); Xu & Chu, 2012: 1177 (in key); Eguchi, et al. 2015: 85 (in key); Bharti, Guénard, et al. 2016: 18; Hsu, F. et al. 2017: 91 (in key).
    • Distribution: India.

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, India: Dargeeling: Chim Khona near Ghum (2200 m alt.), 28/v/1975, W. Wittmer leg., Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel, not examined (but images examined: CASENT0906831 at AntWeb).

References