Brachymyrmex fiebrigi

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Brachymyrmex fiebrigi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmelachistini
Genus: Brachymyrmex
Species: B. fiebrigi
Binomial name
Brachymyrmex fiebrigi
Forel, 1908

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Specimen labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality), Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico, Paraguay (type locality), Suriname.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • fiebrigi. Brachymyrmex fiebrigi Forel, 1908c: 400 (w.) PARAGUAY.
    • Santschi, 1922d: 260 (q.m.).
    • Status as species: Santschi, 1922d: 260; Santschi, 1923b: 661; Emery, 1925b: 42; Santschi, 1933e: 122; Kempf, 1961b: 522; Kempf, 1972a: 39; Bolton, 1995b: 82; Wild, 2007b: 27; Ortiz-Sepúlveda, et al. 2019: 496.
    • Senior syonym of fumidus: Ortiz-Sepúlveda, et al. 2019: 496.
    • Senior synonym of funicularis: Ortiz-Sepúlveda, et al. 2019: 496.
  • fumidus. Brachymyrmex fiebrigi var. fumida Santschi, 1923b: 661 (w.) ARGENTINA (Buenos Aires, Córdoba).
    • Subspecies of fiebrigi: Emery, 1925b: 42; Kempf, 1972a: 39; Bolton, 1995b: 82.
    • Junior synonym of fiebrigi: Ortiz-Sepúlveda, et al. 2019: 496.
  • funicularis. Brachymyrmex fiebrigi var. funicularis Santschi, 1922d: 260 (w.) ARGENTINA (Córdoba).
    • Subspecies of fiebrigi: Emery, 1925b: 42; Kempf, 1972a: 39; Bolton, 1995b: 82.
    • Junior synonym of fiebrigi: Ortiz-Sepúlveda, et al. 2019: 496.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Forel A. 1908. Ameisen aus Sao Paulo (Brasilien), Paraguay etc. gesammelt von Prof. Herm. v. Ihering, Dr. Lutz, Dr. Fiebrig, etc. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 58: 340-418.
  • Kempf W. W. 1961. A survey of the ants of the soil fauna in Surinam (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Studia Entomologica 4: 481-524.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Ortiz-Sepuvelda C. M., B. Van Bocxlaer, A. D. Meneses, and F. Fernandez. 2019. Molecular and morphological recognition of species boundaries in the neglected ant genus Brachymyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): toward a taxonomic revision. Organisms Diversity & Evolution https://doi.org/10.1007/s13127-019-00406-2
  • Santschi F. 1923. Revue des fourmis du genre Brachymyrmex Mayr. Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Buenos Aires 31: 650-678.
  • Santschi F. 1933. Fourmis de la République Argentine en particulier du territoire de Misiones. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina. 116: 105-124.