Cyphomyrmex castagnei

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Cyphomyrmex castagnei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cyphomyrmex
Species: C. castagnei
Binomial name
Cyphomyrmex castagnei
Mackay, W.P. & Baena, 1993

Identification

Mera-Rodriguez, et al. (2020) - Mandible with five teeth; lateral corner of cephalic vertex with long horn-like extensions; mesosoma with a large, spine-like posterior pronotal tubercle and a large anterior mesonotal tubercle; mesonotal protuberances spine like; and mesosoma with squamate hairs (Mackay and Baena 1993).

Distribution

Mera-Rodriguez, et al. (2020) - Known from Panama and the Pacific coast of Colombia (MacKay and Baena 1993; Fernández et al. 1996; Fernández and Sendoya 2004).

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 3.166666667° to 1.083°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia (type locality), Panama.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • castagnei. Cyphomyrmex castagnei Mackay, W.P. & Baena, 1993: 32, figs. 1, 2, 4-7, 9-12 (w.q.m.) COLOMBIA.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Fernández F., E. E. Palacio, W. P. Mackay, and E. S. MacKay. 1996. Introducción al estudio de las hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de Colombia. Pp. 349-412 in: Andrade M. G., G. Amat García, and F. Fernández. (eds.) 1996. Insectos de Colombia. Estudios escogidos. Bogotá: Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales, 541 pp
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.