Pseudomyrmex peruvianus

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Pseudomyrmex peruvianus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: P. peruvianus
Binomial name
Pseudomyrmex peruvianus
(Wheeler, W.M., 1925)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Peru (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.

  • peruvianus. Pseudomyrma ejecta var. peruviana Wheeler, W.M. 1925a: 11 (w.q.) PERU. Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1972a: 217. Raised to species: Ward, 1985b: 232. See also: Ward, 1990: 486.

Description

References

  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 217, Combination in Pseudomyrmex)
  • Ward, P. S. 1985b. The Nearctic species of the genus Pseudomyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Quaest. Entomol. 21: 209-246 (page 232, Raised to species)
  • Ward, P. S. 1990. The ant subfamily Pseudomyrmecinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): generic revision and relationship to other formicids. Syst. Entomol. 15: 449-489 (page 486, see also)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1925a. Neotropical ants in the collections of the Royal Museum of Stockholm. Ark. Zool. 17A(8 8: 1-55 (page 11, worker, queen described)