Galapagos Species Checklist

Nylanderia fulva nesiotis

Wheeler, 1919

Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Division Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Hymenoptera
Suborder Apocrita
Superfamily Vespoidea
Family Formicidae
Subfamily Formicinae
Genus Nylanderia

Nylanderia fulva nesiotis  Wheeler, 1919


English common name: Ant

Spanish common name: hormiga

Taxonomic comments: Prenolepis fulva Mayr, 1862: 698 (w.q.) BRAZIL. Forel, 1891b: 94 (m.); Forel, 1912i: 67 (m.). Combination in Pr. (Nylanderia): Forel, 1908b: 67; in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925b: 222; in Nylanderia: Kempf, 1972a: 166; in Paratrechina: Snelling, R.R. & Hunt, 1976: 122; in Nylanderia: LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010a: 127. Senior synonym of fumata: Wild, 2007b: 45. See also: Fernández, 2000: 146; Fox, et al. 2010: 795. Current subspecies: nominal plus biolleyi, cubana, fumatipennis, incisa, longiscapa, nesiotis.

Name status: Taxonomic status unresolved or unrevised.

Last updated: 01 Mar 2013


Galapagos island groups: Santa Cruz.

Cousin, Floreana, Isabela, Marchena, Pinta, Santa Fé, San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz, Seymour Norte.

Please be aware that this distribution map is automatically generated from database records (CDF and external specimens, literature records, and observations) and may not accurately reflect the currently-known distribution for all species.


  • Wheeler, W.M. (1933) The Templeton Crocker Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences, 1932. No. 6 Formicidae of the Templeton Crocker Expedition. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sc., Fourth Series 21(6): 57-64.