Acromyrmex biscutatus

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Acromyrmex biscutatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: A. biscutatus
Binomial name
Acromyrmex biscutatus
(Fabricius, 1775)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: French Guiana (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • biscutatus. Formica biscutata Fabricius, 1775: 394 (q.) FRENCH GUIANA. Combination in Atta: Fabricius, 1804: 422. Unidentifiable taxon, Incertae sedis in Acromyrmex: Kempf, 1972a: 16.

Description

References

  • Fabricius, J. C. 1775. Systema entomologiae, sistens insectorum classes, ordines, genera, species adiectis synonymis, locis, descriptionibus, observationibus. Flensburgi et Lipsiae [= Flensburg and Leipzig]: Korte, 832 pp. (page 394, queen described)
  • Fabricius, J. C. 1804. Systema Piezatorum secundum ordines, genera, species, adjectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. Brunswick: C. Reichard, xiv + 15-439 + 30 pp. (page 422, Combination in Atta)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 16, incertae sedis in Acromyrmex)