Cyphomyrmex nesiotus

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Cyphomyrmex nesiotus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cyphomyrmex
Species: C. nesiotus
Binomial name
Cyphomyrmex nesiotus
Snelling, R.R. & Longino, 1992

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Specimen labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Ecuador (type locality), Galapagos Islands.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • nesiotus. Cyphomyrmex nesiotus Snelling, R.R. & Longino, 1992: 485, figs. 7, 15, 27, 28 (w.q.m.) ECUADOR.



  • Snelling, R. R.; Longino, J. T. 1992. Revisionary notes on the fungus-growing ants of the genus Cyphomyrmex, rimosus group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Attini). Pp. 479-494 in: Quintero, D., Aiello, A. (eds.) Insects of Panama and Mesoamerica: selected stu (page 485, figs. 7, 15, 27, 28 worker, queen, male described)