Myrmicaria tigreensis

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Myrmicaria tigreensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Myrmicaria
Species: M. tigreensis
Binomial name
Myrmicaria tigreensis
(Guérin-Méneville, 1849)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ethiopia (type locality).

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.

  • tigreensis. Myrmica tigreensis Guérin-Méneville, 1849: 351, pl. 7, fig. 7 (m.) ETHIOPIA. Combination in Myrmicaria: Smith, F. 1858b: 141.

Description

References

  • Guérin-Méneville, F. E. 1849. Insectes. Pp. 241-398 in: Lefebvre, T. 1847-1851. Voyage en Abyssinie exécuté pendant les années 1839-1843. Pt. IV. Tom. VI. Histoire naturelle - Zoologie. Paris: Bertrand, 398 pp. (page 351, pl. 7, fig. 7 male described)
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 141, Combination in Myrmicaria)