Myrmicocrypta urichi

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Myrmicocrypta urichi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Myrmicocrypta
Species: M. urichi
Binomial name
Myrmicocrypta urichi
Weber, 1937

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia, Lesser Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago (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.

  • urichi. Myrmicocrypta urichi Weber, 1937: 379, figs. 2, 3 (w.q.m.) TRINIDAD. Wheeler, G.C. 1949: 666 (l.).



  • Weber, N. A. 1937. The biology of the fungus-growing ants. Part l. New forms. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 7: 378-409 (page 379, figs. 2, 3 worker, queen, male described)
  • Wheeler, G. C. 1949 [1948]. The larvae of the fungus-growing ants. Am. Midl. Nat. 40: 664-689 (page 666, larva described)