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Genus: Nylanderia   Emery, 1906 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Extant: 109 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, 2010ALaPolla, J. S.; Brady, S. G.; Shattuck, S. O. 2010A. Phylogeny and taxonomy of the Prenolepis genus-group of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology 35:118-131. [2010-01-06] PDF 131670: 126 (diagnosis, status); LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2011LaPolla, J. S.; Brady, S. G.; Shattuck, S. O. 2011. Monograph of Nylanderia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the World: an introduction to the systematics and biology of the genus. Zootaxa 3110:1-9. [2011-11-25] PDF 132929: 4 (diagnosis, phylogeny, notes); LaPolla, Hawkes & Fisher, 2011LaPolla, J. S.; Hawkes, P. G.; Fisher, B. L. 2011. Monograph of Nylanderia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the World, Part I: Nylanderia in the Afrotropics. Zootaxa 3110:10-36. [2011-11-25] PDF 132930: 13 (Afrotropical species key); Kallal & LaPolla, 2012Kallal, R. J.; LaPolla, J. S. 2012. Monograph of Nylanderia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the World, Part II: Nylanderia in the Nearctic. Zootaxa 3508:1-64. [2012-10-05] PDF 142240: 7 (Nearctic species key); Sarnat & Economo, 2012Sarnat, E. M.; Economo, E. P. 2012. The ants of Fiji. University of California Publications in Entomology 132:1-384. [2012-09-01] PDF 142254: 64 (Fiji species key); Wachkoo & Bharti, 2014Wachkoo, A. A.; Bharti, H. 2014. First description of the worker caste of Nylanderia smythiesii (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Biodiversity Data Journal 2: e1163 (doi: 10.3897/BDJ.2.e1163). [2014-08-12] PDF 142636: 10 (India species key); Wachkoo & Bharti, 2015Wachkoo, A. A.; Bharti, H. 2015. Taxonomic review of ant genus Nylanderia Emery, 1906 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in India. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 8:105-120. PDF 142805 : 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:


African Region: Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Macaronesia, Mozambique, Saint Helena, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Australian Region: Australia, Barrow Island, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Solomon Islands, Western Australia
Eurasian Region: Alicante, Balearic Islands, China, Croatia, Egypt, Finland, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, North Korea, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Malagasy Region: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion, Seychelles
Nearctic Region: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Baja California, California, Canada, 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, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, United States Virgin Islands, Uruguay, Venezuela
Pacific Islands Region: Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Hawaii, Indonesia, Kiribati, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Pitcairn, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna Islands
South East Asia Region: Bangladesh, Borneo, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, India, Krakatau Islands, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Island, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Vietnam, Xishuangbanna

Distribution Notes:

Nylanderia sp ants in western ghats

Taxon Page Author History

On 2015-03-04 21:40:47 Manoj Vembayam modified Distribution
On 2015-02-09 02:00:09 Manoj Vembayam modified Images
On 2013-08-23 07:22:33 Zach Lieberman modified Images
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