Anonychomyrma

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Anonychomyrma
Temporal range: Lutetian–Recent
Anonychomyrma gilberti casent0069883 profile 1.jpg
Anonychomyrma gilberti worker
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Anonychomyrma
Donisthorpe, 1947
Type species
Anonychomyrma myrmex
Donisthorpe, 1947
Diversity[1]
26 species

Anonychomyrma is a genus of ants in the subfamily Dolichoderinae.[2]

Distribution and habitat[edit]

The genus is mainly distributed in New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Australia; a single species is known from Malaysia and Indonesia. They nest on the ground or in trees, with colonies consisting of 500 to tens of thousands individuals.[3]

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bolton, B. (2015). "Anonychomyrma". AntCat. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Genus: Anonychomyrma". antweb.org. AntWeb. Retrieved 21 September 2013.
  3. ^ Shattuck, S. (2000). Australian Ants: Their Biology and Identification. CSIRO Publishing. pp. 125–126. ISBN 978-0-643-06659-5.

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