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Species Strumigenys membranifera

Formicid - Strumigenys membranifera Formicid - Strumigenys membranifera
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 Myrmicinae
Tribe Dacetini
Genus Strumigenys (Miniature Trap-jaw Ants)
Species membranifera (Strumigenys membranifera)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Also widely known as Pyramica membranifera, particularly among myrmecologists who follow Barry Bolton in disagreeing with the synonymy of the genus Pyramica under Strumigenys.
Remarks
From http://www.myrmecos.net/myrmicinae/PyrMem1.html, "Pyramica membranifera is perhaps the most widely distributed species in the group, as it has spread with human commerce to warmer regions around the globe."
From the Old World tropics