Stigmacros

Stigmacros aemula, copyright Will Ericson/antweb.org.


Belongs within: Formicinae.

Stigmacros is a genus of small, generalist predatory ants endemic to Australia that are found in leaf litter or arboreally (Heterick 2009).

Characters (from Heterick 2009): Antenna with 10 segments; palps long (palpal formula 6, 4); propodeum with one or more pairs of spines, teeth or protuberances, often including pair over propodeal spiracle; petiolar node often with pair of spines or lateral processes.

<==Stigmacros H09
    |  i. s.: S. aciculata H09
    |         S. armstrongi H09
    |         S. brooksi H09
    |         S. castanea H09
    |         S. clarki H09
    |         S. clivispina H09
    |         S. extreminigra H09
    |         S. ferruginea H09
    |         S. flava H09
    |         S. glauerti H09
    |         S. occidentalis H09
    |         S. rectangularis H09
    |         S. reticulata H09
    |         S. termitoxena H09
    |--S. (Stigmacros) pusilla H09
    |--S. (Campostigmacros) H09
    |    |--S. (C.) aemula H09
    |    |--S. (C.) anthracina H09
    |    |--S. (C.) brachytera H09
    |    |--S. (C.) elegans H09
    |    |--S. (C.) epinotalis H09
    |    |--S. (C.) flavinodis H09
    |    |--S. (C.) pilosella H09
    |    `--S. (C.) stanleyi H09
    |--S. (Hagiostigmacros) spinosa H09
    `--S. (Pseudostigmacros) inermis H09

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[H09] Heterick, B. E. 2009. A guide to the ants of south-western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 76: 1–206.

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