Tapinoma wilsoni

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: Dolichoderinae
Tribus: Tapinomini
Genus: Tapinoma
Species: Tapinoma wilsoni

Name edit

Tapinoma wilsoni Sharaf & Aldawood & El Hawagry 2012: 38 figs. 1–3

Holotype: Worker. 15.v.2011 (M. R. Sharaf Leg.); deposited in the King Saud Museum of Arthropods, College of Food and agriculture Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Type locality: Saudi Arabia, Al Baha, Al Sarawat Mountains, Dhi Ayn Archaeological Village, 19.92972° N, 41.44278° E, 741 m.
Paratype: Workers. 29 workers, same locality as holotype, deposited as follows: 1 in MHNG (Dr Bernhard Merz); 1 in NHMB (Mrs. Isabelle Zürcher-Pfander); 1 in CASC (Dr Brian Fisher); 1 in MCZC (Dr Stefan Cover); 2 in WMLC (Tony Hunter), 1 in BMNH (Mr. Barry Bolton); 1 in SEMC (Prof. Michael S. Engel) the remaining specimens in KSMA (M. R. Sharaf).

References edit

Primary references edit

  • Sharaf, M.R.; Aldawood, S.A.; ElHawagry, M.S. 2012. A new ant species of the genus Tapinoma (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Saudi Arabia with a key to the Arabian species. ZooKeys, 212: 35–43. PDF.

Additional references edit