Tapinoma glaucum

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Tapinoma glaucum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Tapinoma
Species: T. glaucum
Binomial name
Tapinoma glaucum
(Viehmeyer, 1916)

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Specimen Labels

Heterick & Kitching (2022) collected this species in the canopy of a lowland dipterocarp forest in Brunei.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Brunei Darussalam, Singapore (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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.

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.




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

  • glaucum. Semonius glaucus Viehmeyer, 1916a: 144 (w.) SINGAPORE. Combination in Tapinoma: Shattuck, 1992c: 152.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Viehmeyer H. 1916. Ameisen von Singapore. Beobachtet und gesammelt von H. Overbeck. Archiv für Naturgeschichte (A)81(8):108-168.