Nylanderia anthracina

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Nylanderia anthracina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Nylanderia
Species: N. anthracina
Binomial name
Nylanderia anthracina
(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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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • anthracina. Prenolepis anthracina Roger, 1863a: 161 (w.) CUBA. Santschi, 1930e: 81 (q.m.). Combination in Pr. (Nylanderia): Wheeler, W.M. 1913b: 501; in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925b: 221; in Nylanderia: Kempf, 1972a: 166; in Paratrechina: Brandão, 1991: 366; in Nylanderia: LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010a: 127.

Description

References

  • Brandão, C. R. F. 1991. Adendos ao catálogo abreviado das formigas da região Neotropical (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Bras. Entomol. 35: 319-412 (page 366, Combination in Paratrechina)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 221, Combination in Paratrechina (Nylanderia))
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 166, Combination in Nylanderia)
  • Roger, J. 1863a. Die neu aufgeführten Gattungen und Arten meines Formiciden-Verzeichnisses nebst Ergänzung einiger früher gegebenen Beschreibungen. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7: 131-214 (page 161, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1930d. Un nouveau genre de fourmi parasite sans ouvrières de l'Argentine. Rev. Soc. Entomol. Argent. 3: 81-83 (page 81, queen, male described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1913b. The ants of Cuba. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 54: 477-505 (page 501, Combination in Pr. (Nylanderia))