Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille, 1802),

Cedric A. Collingwood, Donat Agosti, Mostafa R. Sharaf & Antonius van Harten, 2011, Order Hymenoptera, family Formicidae, Arthropod fauna of the UAE 4, pp. 1-70: 63

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Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille, 1802)


Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille, 1802) 

Plates 110–110View Plates 110–112, 116, 117View Plates 113–117. 113–116

Specimens examined: Al-Ain, iii.1995, CAC. Al-Madam, iii.1995, CAC. Ruwais, iii.1995, CAC. Sharjah, 8–17.x.2004, AvH. Sharjah Desert Park, 5–6.x.2004, AvH; 14.x.2004, AvH.

Distribution: The ‘longhorn crazy ant’ is possibly the most widespread of all tramp species ( Wetterer, 2008). First recorded from the UAE by Collingwood, Tigar and Agosti ( 1997). Also known from Saudi Arabia, Oman and Yemen.