Galapagos Species Checklist


Strumigenys louisianae

Roger, 1863

Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Division Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Hymenoptera
Suborder Apocrita
Superfamily Vespoidea
Family Formicidae
Subfamily Myrmicinae
Seccion Dacetini
Genus Strumigenys

Strumigenys louisianae  Roger, 1863

 

English common name: Ant

Spanish common name: hormiga

Name status: Accepted name; taxon occurs in Galapagos.

Last updated: 11 Jan 2013

Origin

  • In
    Introduced
  • Na
    Native

  • Ac
    Accidental

    Taxon accidentally introduced, naturalized in the wild.

  • Cu
    Cultivated
  • Er
    Eradicated
  • Es
    Escaped
  • Ic
    Intercepted
  • AcQ
    Questionable Accidental
  • NaQ
    Questionable Native

Distribution

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Galapagos island groups: Floreana, Isabela, San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz.

Throughout tropical and subtropical America, from the southern United States to Argentina. In Costa Rica, known from Atlantic and Pacific lowlands, and the Meseta Central.


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.

Literature

  • von Aesch, L., Cherix, D. (2005) Introduced Ant Species and Mechanisms of Competition on Floreana Island (Galápagos, Ecuador) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 45(2): 463-481.