Acromyrmex balzani multituber

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Acromyrmex balzani multituber
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: A. balzani
Subspecies: A. balzani multituber
Trinomial name
Acromyrmex balzani multituber
Santschi, 1922
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia (type locality), Bolivia (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 balzani_multituber 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.

  • multituber. Acromyrmex (Moellerius) balzani var. multituber Santschi, 1922b: 362 (w.) BOLIVIA. Synonym of pampanus and subspecies of balzani: Fowler, 1988: 284. [Fowler incorrectly gives pampanus as senior synonym, but multituber has priority.] Currently subspecies of balzani: Bolton, 1995b: 56.]
  • pampanus. Acromyrmex (Moellerius) balzani subsp. pampanus Weber, 1938b: 200 (w.q.m.) BOLIVIA. Subspecies of landolti: Kempf, 1972a: 16. Synonym of multituber: Fowler, 1988: 284. [Fowler gives pampanus as senior name, but multituber correctly has priority: Bolton, 1995b: 56.]

Description

References

  • Fowler, H. G. 1988b. Taxa of the neotropical grass-cutting ants, Acromyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Attini). Científica (Jaboticabal) 16: 281-295 (page 284, synonym of pampanus, and subspecies of balzani)
  • Santschi, F. 1922c. Myrmicines, dolichodérines et autres formicides néotropiques. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 54: 345-378 (page 362, worker described)