Myrmecina sicula

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Myrmecina sicula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Myrmecina
Species: M. sicula
Binomial name
Myrmecina sicula
André, 1882

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Italy (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • sicula. Myrmecina latreillei var. sicula André, 1882c: 275 (w.) ITALY (Sicily). De Stefani, 1889: 144 (m.). Raised to species: Emery, 1916a: 59. See also: Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 96; Rigato, 1999: 88.



  • André, E. 1882d. Les fourmis. [part]. Pp. 233-280 in: André, Edm. 1881-1886. Species des Hyménoptères d'Europe et d'Algérie. Tome Deuxième. Beaune: Edmond André, 919 + 48 pp. (page 275, worker described M. latreillei var. sicula)
  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1971c. Catalogo delle specie di Formicidae d'Italia (Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia X). Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 50: 5-287 (page 96, see also)
  • Emery, C. 1916b. Formiche d'Italia nuove o critiche. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna Cl. Sci. Fis. (n.s.) 20: 53-66 (page 59, Raised to species)
  • Rigato, F. 1999. Myrmecina melonii n. sp., a new ant from Sardinia, with a review of the West Palaearctic Myrmecina (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Boll. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 131: 83-92 (page 88, see also)