two new reports of

Two New Reports of Stigmatomma Roger, 1859 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Amblyoponinae) Species from the Indian Subcontinent

Sahanashree R, Aswaj Punnath, Priyadarsanan Dharma Rajan

Sociobiology | 20 October, 2023

Two species of Stigmatomma Roger, 1859, namely Stigmatomma amblyops Karavaiev, 1935 and Stigmatomma luyiae Hsu, Esteves, Chou & Lin, 2017 are reported for the first time from the Indian subcontinent. Stigmatomma amblyops was previously known from Vietnam and China whereas S. luyiae was recorded from Taiwan. Workers of the aforementioned species were collected from the Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India.