Acromyrmex subterraneus brunneus

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Acromyrmex subterraneus brunneus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: A. subterraneus
Subspecies: A. subterraneus brunneus
Trinomial name
Acromyrmex subterraneus brunneus
(Forel, 1912)

This species is parasitized by the inquiline Acromyrmex ameliae.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (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 subterraneus_brunneus 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.

  • brunneus. Atta (Acromyrmex) subterranea var. brunnea Forel, 1912e: 181 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL. [First available use of Atta (Acromyrmex) coronata subsp. subterranea var. brunnea Forel, 1911c: 291; unavailable name.] [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Atta brunnea Patton, 1894: 618 (now in Odontomachus) (Bolton, 1995b: 54).] Combination in Acromyrmex: Luederwaldt, 1918: 39. Currently subspecies of subterraneus: Gonçalves, 1961: 167; Kempf, 1972a: 15.

Description

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