STRUMIGENYS

(Subfamily Myrmicinae)

Taxonomy

The genus Strumigenys was established by Smith (1860), and is assigned to the tribe Dacetini (Bolton 2000). The genus was recently revised by Bolton (2000), and his concept of the genus is followed by us (but see also Baroni Urbani & Andrade 2007).

Images


Strumigenys sp. , worker, body in lateral view.


Strumigenys sp., worker, head in full-face view.

Distribution

Ten species have so far been found from Vietnam.

feae Emery [= sp. eg-3] Nam Cat Tien NP (Dong Nai), Phu Quoc NP (Kien Giang), Pu Mat NP (Nghe AN), Tay Yen Tu NP (Bac Giang)
lewisi Cameron [= sp. eg-6] Ba Vi NP (Ha Noi), Sa Pa (Lao Cai), Tam Dao NP (Vinh Phuc), Van Ban (Lao Cai)
rallarhina Bolton [= sp. eg-7] Chua Yen Tu (Quang Ninh), Phu Quoc NP (Kien Giang), Pu Mat NP (Nghe An), Tay Yen Tu NP (Bac Giang), Van Ban (Lao Cai)
sydorata  Bolton [= sp. eg-9] Cuc Phuong NP (Ninh Binh), Nam Cat Tien NP (Dong Nai), Phu Quoc NP (Kien Giang), Pu Mat NP (Nghe An)
sp. eg-1 [cf. nanzanensis Lin et Wu] Cuc Phuong NP (Ninh Binh), Phu Quoc NP (Kien Giang), Pu Mat NP (Nghe An), Tay Yen Tu NP (Bac Giang), Van Ban (Lao Cai);
sp. eg-2 Tay Yen Tu NP (Bac Giang)
sp. eg-5 [cf. heteropha Bolton] Tay Yen Tu NP (Bac Giang)
sp. eg-8 Cuc Phuong (Ninh Binh), Pu Mat (Nghe An)
sp. eg-10 Pu Mat NP (Nghe An)
sp. eg-11 Nam Cat Tien NP (Dong Nai)

Bionomics

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