Cheliomyrmex megalonyx

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Cheliomyrmex megalonyx
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Tribe: Cheliomyrmecini
Genus: Cheliomyrmex
Species: C. megalonyx
Binomial name
Cheliomyrmex megalonyx
Wheeler, W.M., 1921

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Specimen labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: French Guiana, Guyana (type locality), Suriname, Venezuela.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • megalonyx. Cheliomyrmex megalonyx Wheeler, W.M. 1921d: 322, figs. 5, 9, 10 (s.w.m.) GUYANA. Wheeler, G.C. 1943: 320 (l.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1984: 267 (l.). See also: Borgmeier, 1955: 67.

Description

References

  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 67, see also)
  • Wheeler, G. C. 1943. The larvae of the army ants. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 36: 319-332 (page 320, larva described)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1984a. The larvae of the army ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): a revision. J. Kans. Entomol. Soc. 57: 263-275 (page 267, larva described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1921d. Observations on army ants in British Guiana. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 56: 291-328 (page 322, figs. 5, 9, 10 soldier, worker, male described)