Myrmicocrypta squamosa

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Myrmicocrypta squamosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Myrmicocrypta
Species: M. squamosa
Binomial name
Myrmicocrypta squamosa
Smith, F., 1860

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Specimen Label




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Brazil (type locality), Paraguay, Trinidad and Tobago.

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.

  • squamosa. Myrmicocrypta squamosa Smith, F. 1860c: 74, pl. 4, figs. 14-17 (q.) BRAZIL. Forel, 1911c: 295 (w.). Current subspecies: nominal plus uncinata.



  • Forel, A. 1911e. Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.). Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1911: 285-312 (page 295, worker described)
  • Smith, F. 1860c. Descriptions of new genera and species of exotic Hymenoptera. J. Entomol. 1: 65-84 (page 74, pl. 4, figs. 14-17 queen described)