Pseudomyrmex major

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Pseudomyrmex major
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: P. major
Binomial name
Pseudomyrmex major
(Forel, 1899)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Mexico (type locality).

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.

  • major. Pseudomyrma gracilis var. major Forel, 1899c: 91 (w.) MEXICO. Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1958f: 434. Raised to species: Ward, 1993: 156 (in text).

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1899f. Formicidae. [part]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 81-104 (page 91, worker described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1958f. Estudos sôbre Pseudomyrmex. II. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 1: 433-462 (page 434, Combination in Pseudomyrmex)
  • Ward, P. S. 1993. Systematic studies on Pseudomyrmex acacia-ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Pseudomyrmecinae). J. Hym. Res. 2: 117-168 (page 156, Raised to species (in text))