Strumigenys yaleogyna

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Strumigenys yaleogyna
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Strumigenys
Species: S. yaleogyna
Binomial name
Strumigenys yaleogyna
(Wilson & Brown, 1956)

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Specimen Labels

The type material was collected in a rainforest.

Identification

A member of the Strumigenys mutica-group. See notes under Strumigenys mutica. See Wilson and Brown 1956.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • yaleogyna. Kyidris yaleogyna Wilson & Brown, 1956: 443, fig. 3 (w.q.m.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in Pyramica: Bolton, 1999: 1672; in Strumigenys: Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 2007: 130. See also: Bolton, 2000: 456.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Type Material

Bolton (2000) - Holotype queen (alate), paratype workers, queens and males, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Bisianumu, nr Sogeri, 15-20.iii.1955, 500 m., with Strumigenys loriae (nests no. 6 10, 647, 664), in rainforest (E. O. Wilson) (Museum of Comparative Zoology, The Natural History Museum) [examined].

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