Pogonomyrmex atratus

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Pogonomyrmex atratus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Pogonomyrmecini
Genus: Pogonomyrmex
Species group: rastratus
Species: P. atratus
Binomial name
Pogonomyrmex atratus
Santschi, 1922

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Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • atratus. Pogonomyrmex vermiculatus var. atrata Santschi, 1922b: 347 (w.) ARGENTINA. Raised to species: Kusnezov, 1951a: 251.

Description

References

  • Kusnezov, N. 1951e. El género Pogonomyrmex Mayr (Hym., Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 11: 227-333 (page 251, Raised to species.)
  • Santschi, F. 1922c. Myrmicines, dolichodérines et autres formicides néotropiques. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 54: 345-378 (page 347, worker described)