A New Species and a New Record of the Ant Genus Stigmatomma Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from India


  • Himender Bharti Punjabi University Patiala
  • Joginder Singh Rilta Punjabi University Patiala




Amblyoponinae, Stigmatomma, New species, Ant, Himalaya


A new species of the ant genus Stigmatomma Roger, 1859 collected from North-eastern Himalaya is described: Stigmatomma xui sp. n. Another species Stigmatomma awa (Xu & Chu, 2012) is also reported for the first time from India and is formally transferred from Ambylopone to Stigmatomma. A key is provided to distinguish the related species.


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Author Biography

Himender Bharti, Punjabi University Patiala

Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences,
Punjabi University Patiala,
Punjab, India,147002


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How to Cite

Bharti, H., & Rilta, J. S. (2015). A New Species and a New Record of the Ant Genus Stigmatomma Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from India. Sociobiology, 62(4), 506–512. https://doi.org/10.13102/sociobiology.v62i4.364



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