Acromyrmex aspersus fuhrmanni

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Acromyrmex aspersus fuhrmanni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: A. aspersus
Subspecies: A. aspersus fuhrmanni
Trinomial name
Acromyrmex aspersus fuhrmanni
(Forel, 1914)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia (type locality).

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Acromyrmex aspersus_fuhrmanni for further details

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • fuhrmanni. Atta (Acromyrmex) mesonotalis var. fuhrmanni Forel, 1914e: 10 (w.) COLOMBIA. Combination in Acromyrmex: Emery, 1924d: 349. Currently subspecies of aspersus: Santschi, 1925a: 369.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 349, Combination in Acromyrmex)
  • Forel, A. 1914e. Quelques fourmis de Colombie. Pp. 9-14 in: Fuhrmann, O., Mayor, E. Voyage d'exploration scientifique en Colombie. Mém. Soc. Neuchâtel. Sci. Nat. 5(2):1-1090. (page 10, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1925a. Revision du genre Acromyrmex Mayr. Rev. Suisse Zool. 31: 355-398 (page 369, Variety of aspersus)