Nylanderia myops

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Nylanderia myops
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Nylanderia
Species: N. myops
Binomial name
Nylanderia myops
(Mann, 1920)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Cuba (type locality), Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico.

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.

  • myops. Prenolepis (Nylanderia) myops Mann, 1920: 432 (w.q.m.) CUBA. Combination in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925b: 222; in Nylanderia: Brown, 1955g: 135; in Paratrechina: Brandão, 1991: 367; in Nylanderia: LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010a: 127. Senior synonym of troglodytes: Brown, 1955g: 135.
  • troglodytes. Paratrechina (Nylanderia) troglodytes Weber, 1934a: 58, fig. 7 (w.) CUBA. Junior synonym of myops: Brown, 1955g: 135.

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)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1955g. Nylanderia myops (Mann), new combination (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Psyche (Camb.) 62: 135-136 (page 135, Combination in Nylanderia)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1955g. Nylanderia myops (Mann), new combination (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Psyche (Camb.) 62: 135-136 (page 135, Senior synonym of troglodytes)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 222, Combination in Paratrechina (Nylanderia))
  • Mann, W. M. 1920b. Additions to the ant fauna of the West Indies and Central America. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 42: 403-439 (page 432, worker, queen, male described)