Cladomyrma hewitti

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Cladomyrma hewitti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Cladomyrma
Species: C. hewitti
Binomial name
Cladomyrma hewitti
(Wheeler, W.M., 1910)

Cladomyrma hewitti casent0173906 profile 1.jpg

Cladomyrma hewitti casent0173906 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen Label


Agosti et al. (1996) split the species in this genus into two groups based on the shape of the queen's petiole, either raised (an erect node or scale) or depressed (dorsally truncate and low). Cladomyrma hewitti belongs to the raised petiole group.

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo (type locality), Indonesia, Malaysia.

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.

  • hewitti. Aphomomyrmex hewitti Wheeler, W.M. 1910c: 132, fig. 1 (s.q.) BORNEO. Combination in Cladomyrma: Wheeler, W.M. 1920: 53. Agosti, Moog & Maschwitz, 1999: 20 (w.). Junior synonym of andrei: Agosti, 1991: 303. Revived from synonymy: Agosti, Moog & Maschwitz, 1999: 20.