Nesomyrmex tonsuratus

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Nesomyrmex tonsuratus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Nesomyrmex
Species: N. tonsuratus
Binomial name
Nesomyrmex tonsuratus
(Kempf, 1959)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico (type locality), Panama, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Queen

Nomenclature

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

  • tonsuratus. Leptothorax (Nesomyrmex) tonsuratus Kempf, 1959c: 412, figs. 18, 19, 21 (q.) MEXICO. Kempf, 1975c: 364 (w.). Combination in Nesomyrmex: Bolton, 2003: 272.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 272, Combination in Nesomyrmex)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1959d. A synopsis of the New World species belonging to the Nesomyrmex-group of the ant genus Leptothorax Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 391-432 (page 412, figs. 18, 19, 21 queen described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1975c. Miscellaneous studies on neotropical ants. VI. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 18: 341-380 (page 364, worker described)