A new species of Stigmatomma from Taiwan (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Amblyoponinae)

Feng Chuan Hsu, Flavia A. Esteves, Lien Siang Chou, Chung Chi Lin

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Stigmatomma is the most speciose ant genus in the subfamily Amblyoponinae. In the present paper, the worker caste of a new species is described, S. luyiae sp. n., which was collected from a soil sample in a subtropical evergreen broad-leaved forest in Taiwan. An identification key to the females of Stigmatomma species with 11 antennomeres occurring in Asia is also provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-94
Number of pages14
Issue number705
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Oct 3

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Animal Science and Zoology

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