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Strumigenys emmae (Emery, 1890)
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Strumigenys emmae, worker, head
© Jack Longino, Evergreen State College, 2004 · 1
Strumigenys emmae, worker, head

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Strumigenys emmae, worker, side
© Jack Longino, Evergreen State College, 2004 · 1
Strumigenys emmae, worker, side
Strumigenys emmae, head, CASENT0005894
© Brian Fisher, AntWeb, California Academy of Sciences, 2004 · 1
Strumigenys emmae, head, CASENT0005894

Strumigenys emmae, side, CASENT0005894
© Brian Fisher, AntWeb, California Academy of Sciences, 2004 · 1
Strumigenys emmae, side, CASENT0005894
Strumigenys emmae, top, CASENT0005894
© Brian Fisher, AntWeb, California Academy of Sciences, 2004 · 1
Strumigenys emmae, top, CASENT0005894
Overview
This is a widespread tramp ant species, transported from its native habitat by human commerce.

VIETNAM - This species was described by Emery (1890) from St. Thomas I. (Antilles), and was recorded by Bolton (2000) from Vietnam. [written by K. Eguchi, 23.Sept.2005]

Geographic distribution
PHILIPPINES - Mt. Isarog Natural Park, Camarines Sur Province, Luzon Island.

Natural history
This is a leaf litter ant, stalking its soft-bodied prey among the rotten leaves.

How to encounter
PHILIPPINES - Hand-sift leaf litter.

References
Bolton, B. 2000. The ant tribe Dacetini. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 65:1-1028.
Emery, C. 1890. Studii sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital., 22: 38-80.

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