Pseudomyrmex laevivertex

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Pseudomyrmex laevivertex
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: P. laevivertex
Binomial name
Pseudomyrmex laevivertex
(Forel, 1906)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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.

  • laevivertex. Pseudomyrma acanthobia r. laevivertex Forel, 1906d: 227 (w.) COLOMBIA. Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1972a: 219. Subspecies of flavidulus: Forel, 1912g: 26. Raised to species: Ward, 1992: 80.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1906d. Fourmis néotropiques nouvelles ou peu connues. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 50: 225-249 (page 227, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1912h. Formicides néotropiques. Part IV. 3me sous-famille Myrmicinae Lep. (suite). Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 1-32 (page 26, Race of flavidulus)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 219, Combination in Pseudomyrmex)
  • Ward, P. S. 1992. Ants of the genus Pseudomyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Dominican amber, with a synopsis of the extant Antillean species. Psyche (Camb.) 99: 55-85 (page 80, Raised to species)