Adetomyrma cassis

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Formicoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Formicoidea

Familia: Formicidae
Subfamilia: Amblyoponinae
Genus: Adetomyrma
Species: Adetomyrma cassis

Name edit

Adetomyrma cassis Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012: 19, figs 14, 15, 32, 41, 50, 67

Holotype: CASC CASENT0163620, BLF24309, ♂.
Type locality: MADAGASCAR, Toamasina, Réserve Spéciale Ambatovaky, Sandrangato river, 16° 46.36´ S, 49° 15.93´ E, 450 m alt., rainforest, 4 Malaise traps, 20–24.ii.2010, B.L.Fisher et al.
Etymology: This species name is derived from the Latin word cassis (helm), and refers to the shape of its genital capsule, which looks like a Corinthian helm. The species epithet is treated as a noun in apposition, and thus invariant.

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