Nylanderia microps

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Nylanderia microps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Nylanderia
Species: N. microps
Binomial name
Nylanderia microps
(Smith, M.R., 1937)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico (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.

  • microps. Prenolepis (Nylanderia) microps Smith, M.R. 1937: 868 (w.) PUERTO RICO. Combination in Nylanderia: Kempf, 1972a: 167; in Paratrechina: Brandão, 1991: 367; 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 367, Combination in Paratrechina)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 167, Combination in Nylanderia)
  • Smith, M. R. 1937 [1936]. The ants of Puerto Rico. J. Agric. Univ. P. R. 20: 819-875 (page 868, worker described)