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Species: Strumigenys szalayi   Emery, 1897 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Strumigenys szalayi Emery, 1897c PDF: 578, pl. 14, figs. 10, 11 (w.q.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 2000: 906.


Australasia Region: Australia, Australia and New Zealand, Central, East Sepik, Madang, Makira-Ulawa, Morobe, Northern, Oceania, Papua New Guinea, Queensland, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Indomalaya Region: Asia, Indonesia, Occidental Mindoro, Philippines, Singapore, South-Eastern Asia
Oceania Region: Melanesia, Micronesia, Micronesia, Ngeremlengui, Palau, Pohnpei, Polynesia, Samoa, Sonsorol, Tuamasaga

Distribution Notes:

Islands of Luzon, Mindanao, Mindoro, Negros

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 15 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in low canopy, looks like secondary forest; breadfruit, pandanus, strand veg, etc., 2 times found in montane rainforest, 2 times found in swamp forest, 1 times found in 1° rainforest, 0 times found in Disturbed rainforest, 0 times found in Edge of rainforest, 1 times found in moist forest, 1 times found in Poor rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times ex small fragment rtn. wood, 2 times leaf litter, 1 times in pocket on side of hard log, 1 times in dead wood on ground, 1 times foraging on stone, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times ex rotting wood piece, 1 times ex rotten wood piece, 0 times under rock, 1 times under bark rtn. log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times winkler, 1 times davis-sifting; incidental aspirated, 1 times Hand-Collected from 1 square meter of sifted leaf litter, 0 times Berlesate, 1 times hand.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1100 meters, 446 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Strumigenys filipina: castype06891-02; syntype of Strumigenys szalayi: casent0904944, casent0916691, casent0916692; syntype of Strumigenys szalayi australis: casent0900758; syntype of Strumigenys szalayi australis: casent0909321; type of Strumigenys filipina: castype06891-01

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