Acromyrmex balzani multituber

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Acromyrmex balzani multituber
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: A. balzani
Subspecies: A. balzani multituber
Trinomial name
Acromyrmex balzani multituber
Santschi, 1922
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia (type locality), Bolivia (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • multituber. Acromyrmex (Moellerius) balzani var. multituber Santschi, 1922b: 362 (w.) BOLIVIA.
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Kempf, 1972a: 15.
    • Synonym of pampanus: Fowler, 1988: 284.
    • [Note: Fowler gives pampanus as senior synonym, but multituber has priority (Bolton, 1995b: 56).]
    • Subspecies of balzani: Santschi, 1925a: 389 (in key); Weber, 1938b: 205; Weber, 1958d: 264; Fowler, 1988: 284; Bolton, 1995b: 56.

Description

References

  • Fowler, H. G. 1988b. Taxa of the neotropical grass-cutting ants, Acromyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Attini). Científica (Jaboticabal) 16: 281-295 (page 284, synonym of pampanus, and subspecies of balzani)
  • Santschi, F. 1922c. Myrmicines, dolichodérines et autres formicides néotropiques. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 54: 345-378 (page 362, worker described)