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Genus: Nylanderia   Emery, 1906 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Extant: 108 species, 26 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)

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.

Distribution:


Afrotropical Region: Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, Saint Helena, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Australasia Region: Australian Capital Territory, Barrow Island, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea, Queensland, Solomon Islands, South Australia, Tasmania, Vanuatu, Victoria, Western Australia
Indomalaya Region: Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Bangladesh, Borneo, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Indonesia, Krakatau Islands, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Island, Orissa, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Uttarakhand, Vietnam, West Bengal
Malagasy Region: Comoros, Europa Island, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion, Seychelles
Nearctic Region: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington
Neotropical Region: Anguilla, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Galapagos Islands, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mato Grosso do Sul, 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, Pitcairn, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Wallis and Futuna Islands
Palearctic Region: Alicante, Balearic Islands, China, Croatia, Egypt, Finland, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jammu and Kashmir, Japan, Macaronesia, North Korea, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom

Distribution Notes:

Nylanderia sp ants in western ghats



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