Anoplolepis steingroeveri gertrudae

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Anoplolepis steingroeveri gertrudae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Anoplolepis
Species: A. steingroeveri
Subspecies: A. steingroeveri gertrudae
Trinomial name
Anoplolepis steingroeveri gertrudae
(Forel, 1900)

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At a Glance • Limited invasive  



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Malagasy Region: Réunion (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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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.




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

  • gertrudae. Plagiolepis steingroeveri r. gertrudae Forel, 1900b: 77 (w.) REUNION I. Combination in Anoplolepis: Emery, 1925b: 18.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 67, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 18, combination in Anoplolepis)
  • Forel, A. 1900b. Ponerinae et Dorylinae d'Australie récoltés par MM. Turner, Froggatt, Nugent, Chase, Rothney, J.-J. Walker, etc. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 44: 54-77 (page 77, worker described)