This species has been collected from litter samples in rainforest and rubber plantations.
- 1 Identification
- 2 Distribution
- 3 Biology
- 4 Castes
- 5 Nomenclature
- 6 References
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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- strygax. Strumigenys strygax Bolton, 2000: 853 (w.) THAILAND.
Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.
Holotype. TL 2.5, HL 0.74, HW 0.66, CI 89, ML 0.31, MI 42, SL 0.36, SI 55, PW 0.33, AL 0.68. With characters of koningsbergeri-complex. Preocular concavity forms a shallow depression on ventral surface of head. Upper scrobe margins not constricted above eye, only extreme outer arc of eye visible in full-face view, or eye not visible. Depression across posterior vertex of head shallow, weakly developed. Pronotum without a pair of short standing hairs close to anterodorsal margin. Pronotal humeral hair stiff, straight and simple. A single erect pair of hairs on mesonotum. Katepisternum, metapleuron and side of propodeum smooth except for weak reticulate or reticulate-punctate sculpture around the periphery. Bullae of femoral glands absent on middle and hind legs. Lamella on propodeum conspicuous. Standing hairs on first gastral tergite weakly spatulate or slightly expanded and flattened toward the apex.
Paratypes. TL 2.1-2.5, HL 0.64-0.74, HW 0.54-0.65, CI 84-89, ML 0.26-0.31, MI 38-42, SL 0.30-0.38, SI 53-58, PW 0.25-0.32, AL 0.56-0.65 (5 measured).
Dimensions in non-paratypic workers. HL 0.64-0.75, HW 0.54-0.65, CI 84-88, ML 0.26-0.30, MI 38-43, SL 0.32-0.37, SI 56-60 (10 measured).
Holotype worker, Thailand: Chiang Mai, Chang Khian, 16.xi.1984 (D. Jackson) (The Natural History Museum).
This species was referred to as Strumigenys sp. 6 in Bolton, 1998b: 92.
- Bolton, B. 2000. The ant tribe Dacetini. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute. 65:1-1028. (page 853, worker described)
- Zhou, S.-Y.; Xu, Z.-H. 2003. Taxonomic study on Chinese members of the ant genus Strumigenys F. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the mainland of China. Acta Zootaxon. Sin. 28: 737-740 (page 737, new record)