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Species Stigmatomma pallipes

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Formicoidea (Ants)
Family Formicidae (Ants)
Subfamily Amblyoponinae (Dracula Ants)
Genus Stigmatomma
Species pallipes (Stigmatomma pallipes)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Amblyopone pallipes
Range
"...occurs coast to coast, but is much more cryptic in the arid west" - James C. Trager
Remarks
"Not a particularly rare ant, but rarely encountered because of its cryptic, subterranean life...It is a specialist predator of geophilomorph centipedes." - James C. Trager