Myrmelachista catharinae

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Myrmelachista catharinae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmelachistini
Genus: Myrmelachista
Species: M. catharinae
Binomial name
Myrmelachista catharinae
Mayr, 1887

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Subspecies

Nests arboreally and also forms satellite nests in downed twigs in the leaf litter (Nakano et al. 2012; Fernandes et al., 2018).

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Paraguay.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • catharinae. Myrmelachista catharinae Mayr, 1887: 527 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL. Combination in M. (Decamera): Emery, 1925b: 33; in M. (Hincksidris): Kempf, 1972a: 149. Current subspecies: nominal plus intermedia, maior, petropolitana.

Description

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