Myrmelachista kraatzii

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Myrmelachista kraatzii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmelachistini
Genus: Myrmelachista
Species: M. kraatzii
Binomial name
Myrmelachista kraatzii
Roger, 1863

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Cuba (type locality), Greater Antilles.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Worker with nine antennal segments. See Longino's comments regarding Caribbean Myrmelachista.

Nomenclature

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

  • kraatzii. Myrmelachista kraatzii Roger, 1863a: 163 (w.) CUBA.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Type Material

Longino (2006) - Syntype worker(s): Cuba [Matanzas, Cárdenas in Kempf 1972].

References