Acromyrmex disciger

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Acromyrmex disciger
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: A. disciger
Binomial name
Acromyrmex disciger
(Mayr, 1887)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Paraguay.


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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.

  • disciger. Atta discigera Mayr, 1887: 551 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL. Combination in Atta (Acromyrmex): Forel, 1893e: 590; in Acromyrmex: Luederwaldt, 1918: 38. See also: Gonçalves, 1961: 141.

Description

Karyotype

  • 2n = 38, karyotype = 10M+12SM+14ST+2A (Brazil) (Barros et al., 2016).

References

  • Forel, A. 1893h. Note sur les Attini. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 37: 586-607 (page 590, Combination in Atta (Acromyrmex))
  • Gonçalves, C. R. 1961. O genero Acromyrmex no Brasil (Hym. Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 4: 113-180 (page 141, see also)
  • Luederwaldt, H. 1918. Notas myrmecologicas. Rev. Mus. Paul. 10: 29-64 (page 38, Combination in Acromyrmex)
  • Mayr, G. 1887. Südamerikanische Formiciden. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 37: 511-632 (page 551, worker, queen, male described)