Basiceros militaris

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Basiceros militaris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Basiceros
Species: B. militaris
Binomial name
Basiceros militaris
(Weber, 1950)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil, Ecuador, Trinidad and Tobago (type locality).

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • militaris. Aspididris militaris Weber, 1950c: 3, fig. 1 (w.q.) TRINIDAD. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1955a: 114 (l.). Combination in Basiceros: Brown, 1974c: 134. See also: Brown & Kempf, 1960: 181.

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. 1974c. A supplement to the revision of the ant genus Basiceros (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 82: 131-140 (page 134, combination in Basiceros)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr.; Kempf, W. W. 1960. A world revision of the ant tribe Basicerotini. Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 3: 161-250 (page 181, see also)
  • Weber, N. A. 1950d. New Trinidad Myrmicinae, with a note on Basiceros Schulz (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Am. Mus. Novit. 1465: 1-6 (page 3, fig. 1 worker, queen described)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1955a [1954]. The ant larvae of the myrmicine tribes Basicerotini and Dacetini. Psyche (Camb.) 61: 111-145 (page 114, larva described)