Vollenhovia luctuosa major

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Vollenhovia luctuosa major
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Vollenhovia
Species: V. luctuosa
Subspecies: V. luctuosa major
Trinomial name
Vollenhovia luctuosa major
(Stitz, 1938)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Philippines (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • major. Aratromyrmex luctuosus var. major Stitz, 1938: 108 (q.) PHILIPPINES (Palawan I.). Combination in Vollenhovia: Baroni Urbani, 1980a: 95.



  • Baltazar, C. R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pac. Insects Monogr. 8: 1-488 (page 256, listed)
  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1980a. Die Stellung der Gattung Aratromyrmex Stitz (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berl. 56: 95-96 (page 95, combination in Vollenhovia)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 423, catalogue)
  • Stitz, H. 1938. Neue Ameisen aus dem indo-malayischen Gebiet. Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1938: 99-122 (page 108, queen described)