Tapinoma subtile

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Tapinoma subtile
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Tapinoma
Species: T. subtile
Binomial name
Tapinoma subtile
Santschi, 1911

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Specimen labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Comoros, Namibia.
Malagasy Region: Madagascar (type locality), Mayotte.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Queen

Male

Nomenclature

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

  • subtile. Tapinoma subtile Santschi, 1911e: 125 (w.m.) MADAGASCAR.

Description

References

  • Santschi, F. 1911e. Nouvelles fourmis de Madagascar. Rev. Suisse Zool. 19: 117-134 (page 125, worker, male described)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1994. Taxonomic catalog of the ant subfamilies Aneuretinae and Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol. 112:i-xix, 1-241. (see also)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Emery C. 1913. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dolichoderinae. Genera Insectorum 137: 1-50.
  • Fisher B. L. 1997. Biogeography and ecology of the ant fauna of Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Natural History 31: 269-302.
  • Fisher B. L. 2003. Formicidae, ants. Pp. 811-819 in: Goodman, S. M.; Benstead, J. P. (eds.) 2003. The natural history of Madagascar. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, xxi + 1709 pp.
  • Ravelomanana A., and B. L. Fisher. 2013. Diversity of ants in burned and unburned grassland , and dry deciduous forest in the Beanka Reserve, Melaky Region, western Madagascar. Malagasy Nature 7: 171-183.
  • Santschi F. 1928. Nouvelles fourmis d'Australie. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles. 56: 465-483.