Checklist of Myrmecocystus species

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Myrmecocystus
Formicinae
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Myrmecocystus mexicanus
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Distribution
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Species Richness
Statistics
Valid Species 30
Invalid Species 7
Fossils 0
Countries Occupied 2
Year Described 1838
First Species Described 1832
Last Species Described 1982

The following species and subspecies belong to the genus Myrmecocystus. Synonyms are listed under their senior names. For valid names only see Myrmecocystus species and for distribution information see Myrmecocystus species by Country.

A

arenarius Snelling, R.R., 1982 (United States)
   • Myrmecocystus snellingi Bolton, 1995

C

christineae Snelling, R.R., 1982 (United States)
colei Snelling, R.R., 1976 (United States)
creightoni Snelling, R.R., 1971 (Mexico, United States)

D

depilis Forel, 1901 (Mexico, United States)

E

ewarti Snelling, R.R., 1971 (United States)

F

flaviceps Wheeler, W.M., 1912 (Mexico, United States)

H

hammettensis Cole, 1938 (Mexico, United States)

I

intonsus Snelling, R.R., 1976 (Mexico)

K

kathjuli Snelling, R.R., 1976 (United States)
kennedyi Snelling, R.R., 1969 (Mexico, United States)
koso Snelling, R.R., 1976 (United States)

L

lugubris Wheeler, W.M., 1909 (United States)

M

melanoticus Wheeler, W.M., 1914 (Mexico)
melliger Forel, 1886 (Mexico, United States)
   • Myrmecocystus melliger comatus Creighton, 1950

melligera (Llave, 1832)
mendax Wheeler, W.M., 1908 (Mexico, United States)
   • Myrmecocystus melliger orbiceps Wheeler, W.M., 1908

mexicanus Wesmael, 1838 (Mexico, United States)
   • Myrmecocystus melliger hortusdeorum McCook, 1881

mimicus Wheeler, W.M., 1908 (Mexico, United States)
   • Myrmecocystus melliger lomaensis Wheeler, W.M., 1912

N

navajo Wheeler, W.M., 1908 (Mexico, United States)
nequazcatl Snelling, R.R., 1976 (Mexico)

P

perimeces Snelling, R.R., 1976 (Mexico)
placodops Forel, 1908 (Mexico, United States)
pyramicus Smith, M.R., 1951 (United States)

R

romainei Snelling, R.R., 1975 (Mexico, United States)

S

semirufus Emery, 1893 (Mexico, United States)

T

tenuinodis Snelling, R.R., 1976 (Mexico, United States)
testaceus Emery, 1893 (Mexico, United States)
   • Myrmecocystus mexicanus idahoensis Cole, 1936
   • Myrmecocystus mexicanus mojave Wheeler, W.M., 1908

W

wheeleri Snelling, R.R., 1971 (Mexico, United States)

Y

yuma Wheeler, W.M., 1912 (Mexico, United States)