Apterostigma mayri

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Apterostigma mayri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Apterostigma
Species: A. mayri
Binomial name
Apterostigma mayri
Forel, 1893

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago (type locality).

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Apterostigma mayri 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.

  • mayri. Apterostigma mayri Forel, 1893e: 604 (w.) TRINIDAD. Wheeler, G.C. 1949: 668 (l.). Senior synonym of abdita, discrepans, pallidum, zip: Weber, 1958c: 248. Member of unresolved pilosum-complex: Lattke, 1997: 165.
  • discrepans. Apterostigma mayri var. discrepans Forel, 1912e: 190 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of mayri: Weber, 1958c: 248. Member of unresolved pilosum-complex: Lattke, 1997: 165.
  • abdita. Apterostigma abdita Mann, 1922: 50, fig. 22 (w.q.) HONDURAS. Junior synonym of mayri: Weber, 1958c: 248. Member of unresolved pilosum-complex: Lattke, 1997: 165.
  • pallidum. Apterostigma mayri var. pallidum Weber, 1937: 388 (w.q.) TRINIDAD. Subspecies of mayri: Weber, 1938b: 168. Junior synonym of mayri: Weber, 1958c: 248. Member of unresolved pilosum-complex: Lattke, 1997: 165.
  • zip. Apterostigma mayri subsp. zip Weber, 1938b: 166, figs. 13, 16 (w.q.m.) BOLIVIA. Junior synonym of mayri: Weber, 1958c: 248. Member of unresolved pilosum-complex: Lattke, 1997: 165.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 74, catalogue)
  • Forel, A. 1893h. Note sur les Attini. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 37: 586-607 (page 604, worker described)
  • Lattke, J. E. 1997. Revisión del género Apterostigma Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Arq. Zool. (São Paulo) 34: 121-221 (page 165, Member of unresolved pilosum-complex)
  • Murakami, T.; Fujiwara, A.; Yoshida, M. C. 1999. Cytogenetics of ten ant species of the tribe Attini (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Chromosome Science 2(3): 135-139 (page 135-139, Karyotype described)
  • Weber, N. A. 1958d. Synonymies and types of Apterostigma (Hym: Formicidae). Entomol. News 69: 243-251 (page 248, senior synonym of abdita, discrepans, pallidum and zip)
  • Wheeler, G. C. 1949 [1948]. The larvae of the fungus-growing ants. Am. Midl. Nat. 40: 664-689 (page 668, larva described)