Mycetarotes acutus

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Mycetarotes acutus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Mycetarotes
Species: M. acutus
Binomial name
Mycetarotes acutus
Mayhé-Nunes, 1995



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Ecuador.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • acutus. Mycetarotes acutus Mayhé-Nunes, 1995: 198, fig. 1 (w.) BRAZIL. See also: Mayhé-Nunes & Brandão, 2006: 465.



  • Mayhé-Nunes, A. J. 1995. Sinopse do gênero Mycetarotes (Hym., Formicidae), com a descriça~o de duas especies novas. Bol. Entomol. Venez. (n.s.) 10(2): 197-205 (page 198, fig. 1 worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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