Procryptocerus hirsutus

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Procryptocerus hirsutus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Procryptocerus
Species: P. hirsutus
Binomial name
Procryptocerus hirsutus
Emery, 1896

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Longino and Snelling (2002) - This species is very similar to Procryptocerus belti, with which it has a parapatric distribution. See further comments under P. belti and Procryptocerus pictipes.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • hirsutus. Procryptocerus hirsutus Emery, 1896g: 96 (w.) BRAZIL. See also: Kempf, 1951: 34; Longino & Snelling, 2002: 15.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Type Material

Longino and Snelling (2002) - Syntype workers: Brazil, State of Para (Schulz) Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Genoa (examined).

References