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Genus: Nylanderia   Emery, 1906 


Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 110 species, 27 subspecies

Fossil: 2 species

Nylanderia Emery, 1906b PDF: 133 [as subgenus of Prenolepis]. Type-species: Formica vividula, by original designation. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Genus Nylanderia references
For references prior to 2010, see under Paratrechina.
LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010A PDF: 126 (diagnosis, status); LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 4 (diagnosis, phylogeny, notes); LaPolla, Hawkes & Fisher, 2011 PDF: 13 (Afrotropical species key); Kallal & LaPolla, 2012 PDF: 7 (Nearctic species key); Sarnat & Economo, 2012 PDF: 64 (Fiji species key); Wachkoo & Bharti, 2014 PDF: 10 (India species key); Wachkoo & Bharti, 2015 PDF : 105 (Indian species revision, key, diagnosis); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 165 (brief male diagnosis)

Taxon Page Images:



A nest of Nylanderia querna in the leaf litter, hidden away in a rotting acorn. The winged individuals are males. Dixon Springs, Illinois, USA.
Image © Alex Wild.

Overview:

Nylanderia yerburyi in western ghats 

Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)   Genus is native to: Afrotropical, Australasia, Indomalaya, Malagasy, Nearctic, Neotropical, Oceania, Palearctic bioregions (based on species list records).

Afrotropical Region: Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Saint Helena, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Australasia Region: Australia, Barrow Island, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Indomalaya Region: Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, Christmas Island, India, Indonesia, Krakatau Islands, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Island, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Vietnam
Malagasy Region: Comoros, Europa Island, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion, Seychelles
Nearctic Region: Canada, United States
Neotropical Region: Anguilla, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Galapagos Islands, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, United States Virgin Islands, Uruguay, Venezuela
Oceania Region: Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Hawaii, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Palmyra Atoll, Pitcairn, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Wallis and Futuna
Palearctic Region: Balearic Islands, China, Croatia, Egypt, Finland, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Macaronesia, Malta, Morocco, North Korea, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom

Distribution Notes:

Nylanderia sp ants in western ghats



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