Basiceros convexiceps

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Basiceros convexiceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Basiceros
Species: B. convexiceps
Binomial name
Basiceros convexiceps
(Mayr, 1887)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

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Nomenclature

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

  • convexiceps. Ceratobasis convexiceps Mayr, 1887: 581 (w.) BRAZIL. Emery, 1924d: 328 (m.). Combination in Basiceros: Emery, 1924d: 328. Senior synonym of squamifer: Brown & Kempf, 1960: 172.
  • squamifer. Basiceros squamifer Borgmeier, 1937b: 245, figs. 30-33 (w.q.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of convexiceps: Brown & Kempf, 1960: 172.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 80, catalogue)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr.; Kempf, W. W. 1960. A world revision of the ant tribe Basicerotini. Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 3: 161-250 (page 172, senior synonym of squamifer)
  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 328, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 328, combination in Basiceros)
  • Mayr, G. 1887. Südamerikanische Formiciden. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 37: 511-632 (page 581, worker described)