Pseudomyrmex flavidulus

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Pseudomyrmex flavidulus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: P. flavidulus
Binomial name
Pseudomyrmex flavidulus
(Smith, F., 1858)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bahamas, Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Greater Antilles, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela.

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.

  • flavidulus. Pseudomyrma flavidula Smith, F. 1858b: 157 (w.) BRAZIL. Wheeler, W.M. 1905b: 84 (q.m.); Emery, 1899c: 6 (l.). Combination in Leptalea: Smith, M.R. 1951a: 788; in Pseudomyrmex: Kusnezov, 1953e: 214. See also: Smith, M.R. 1958c: 112.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1899g. Intorno alle larve di alcune formiche. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5) 8: 3-10 (page 6, larva described)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1953f. La fauna mirmecológica de Bolivia. Folia Univ. Cochabamba 6: 211-229 (page 214, Combination in Pseudomyrmex)
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 157, worker described)
  • Smith, M. R. 1951c. Family Formicidae. Pp. 778-875 in: Muesebeck, C. F., Krombein, K. V., Townes, H. K. (eds.) Hymenoptera of America north of Mexico. Synoptic catalogue. U. S. Dep. Agric. Agric. Monogr. 2:1-1420. (page 788, Combination in Leptalea)
  • Smith, M. R. 1958c. Family Formicidae. Pp. 108-162 in: Krombein, K. V. (ed.) Hymenoptera of America north of Mexico. Synoptic catalogue. First supplement. U. S. Dep. Agric. Agric. Monogr. 2(suppl. 1):1-305. (page 112, see also)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1905c. The ants of the Bahamas, with a list of the known West Indian species. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 21: 79-135 (page 84, queen, male described)