Basiceros redux

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Basiceros redux
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Basiceros
Species: B. redux
Binomial name
Basiceros redux
(Donisthorpe, 1939)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Guyana (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • redux. Rhopalothrix redux Donisthorpe, 1939c: 152 (m.) GUYANA.
    • Type-material: holotype male.
    • Type-locality: Guyana (“British Guiana”): Kaieteur Savannah, 5.ix.1937 (O.W. Richards).
    • Type-depository: BMNH.
    • Inertae sedis in Rhopalothrix: Brown & Kempf, 1960: 164.
    • Combination in Basiceros: Bolton, 1995b: 80.
    • [Note: combination probably incorrect.]
    • Status as species: Kempf, 1972a: 227; Bolton, 1995b: 80.
    • Distribution: Guyana.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 80, combination in Basiceros; new synonymy, catalogue)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr.; Kempf, W. W. 1960. A world revision of the ant tribe Basicerotini. Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 3: 161-250 (page 164, see also)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1939d. Descriptions of several species of ants (Hymenopt.) taken by Dr. O. W. Richards in British Guiana. Proc. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. Ser. B 8: 152-154 (page 152, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Brown W. L., Jr., and W. W. Kempf. 1960. A world revision of the ant tribe Basicerotini. Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 3: 161-250.
  • Donisthorpe H. 1939. Descriptions of several species of ants (Hymenopt.) taken by Dr. O. W. Richards in British Guiana. Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London. Series B 8: 152-154.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Probst da Silva R. 2015. Revisao taxonomica e analise filogenetica de Basiceros Schulz, 1906 (Formicidae, Myrmicinae, Basicerotini). Master Thesis Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo. 263 pages.