Strongylognathus caeciliae

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Strongylognathus caeciliae
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Strongylognathus
Species: S. caeciliae
Binomial name
Strongylognathus caeciliae
Forel, 1897

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Specimen labels

At a Glance • Dulotic  

 

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Fungi

This species is a host for the fungus Myrmicinosporidium durum (a pathogen) (Espadaler & Santamaria, 2012).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • caeciliae. Strongylognathus caeciliae Forel, 1897a: 132 (q.) SPAIN. Forel, 1900e: 287 (m.); Baroni Urbani, 1969c: 138 (w.). Subspecies of afer: Emery, 1909d: 712; Wheeler, W.M. 1909g: 186. Revived status as species: Baroni Urbani, 1969c: 138.

Description

References

  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1969b. Gli Strongylognathus del gruppo huberi nell'Europa occidentale: saggio di una revisione basata sulla casta operaia (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Boll. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 99- 101: 132-168 (page 138, worker described)
  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1969b. Gli Strongylognathus del gruppo huberi nell'Europa occidentale: saggio di una revisione basata sulla casta operaia (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Boll. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 99- 101: 132-168 (page 138, Revived status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1909f. Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) Teil IX. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1909: 695-712 (page 712, Subspecies of afer)
  • Espadaler, X., Santamaria, S. 2012. Ecto- and Endoparasitic Fungi on Ants from the Holarctic Region. Psyche Article ID 168478, 10 pages (doi:10.1155/2012/168478).
  • Forel, A. 1897a. Deux fourmis d'Espagne. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 41: 132-133 (page 132, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1900h. Fourmis du Japon. Nids en toile. Strongylognathus Huberi et voisins. Fourmilière triple. Cyphomymrex Wheeleri. Fourmis importées. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 10: 267-287 (page 287, male described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1909g. Observations on some European ants. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 17: 172-187 (page 186, Subspecies of afer)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Acosta, F. J., and M. D. Martínez Ibáñez. "Consideraciones sobre la dulosis en el género Strongylonathus Mayr, 1853." Boletín de la Asociación Española de Entomología 6(1) (1982): 121-124.
  • Baroni Urbani, C. "Gli Strongylognathus del gruppo huberi nell'Europa occidentale: saggio di una revisione basata sulla casta operaia." Bollettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 99-101 (1969): 132-168.
  • Bolton B. 1976. The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Constituent genera, review of smaller genera and revision of Triglyphothrix Forel. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology 34:281-379.
  • Borowiec L. 2014. Catalogue of ants of Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and adjacent regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 25(1-2): 1-340.
  • Donisthorpe, H. "Strongylognathus diveri sp. n. (Hym., Formicidae), a genus and species new to the British list, with notes on the genus." Entomologists' Monthly Magazine 72 (1936): 111-116.
  • Dusmet, J. M. "Sobre himenópteros existentes en la colección de la universidad de Sevilla." Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Historia Natural XXIII (1923): 66.
  • Emery, C. "Beiträge zur Monographie der Formiciden des paläarktischen Faunengebietes. (Hym.) Teil IX. Tetramorium." Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1909 (1909): 695-712.
  • Forel A. 1900. Fourmis du Japon. Nids en toile. Strongylognathus Huberi et voisins. Fourmilière triple. Cyphomymrex Wheeleri. Fourmis importées. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 10: 267-287.
  • Goncalves C., X. Espadaler, J. A. Pereira, S. Santos, and M. I. Patanita. 2014. First records of Strongylognathus caeciliaeForel, 1897 and Temnothorax tyndalei(Forel, 1909) from mainland Portugal (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa (S.E.A.) 54: 402.
  • Guillen J. M. C., and A. Tinaut. 2012. Introduction to the study of the ants from the Region of Murcia (Spain) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Boln. Asoc. esp. Ent. 36 (1-2): 145-162.
  • Sanchez-Gil Jimeno R., and J. L. Reyes-Lopez. 2016. Study of ants species of the Sierra de San Carlos del Valle (Ciudad Real) and updating the provincial check list (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Boln. Asoc. esp. Ent. 40 (1-2): 93-109.
  • de Haro, Andrés, and C. A. Collingwood. "Prospección mirmecológica en la Cordillera Ibérica." Orsis 6 (1991): 129-126.
  • de Haro, Andrés, and C. A. Collingwood. "Prospección mirmecológica por Andalucia." Boletín de la Estación Central de Ecología 6 (12) (1977): 85-90.