Myrmecina atlantis

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Myrmecina atlantis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Myrmecina
Species: M. atlantis
Binomial name
Myrmecina atlantis
Santschi, 1939

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • atlantis. Myrmecina graminicola var. atlantis Santschi, 1939d: 77 (w.) ALGERIA. Raised to species: Rigato, 1999: 90.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 274, valid subgenus)
  • Rigato, F. 1999. Myrmecina melonii n. sp., a new ant from Sardinia, with a review of the West Palaearctic Myrmecina (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Boll. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 131: 83-92 (page 90, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1939d. Notes sur des Camponotus et autres fourmis de l'Afrique Mineure. Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 19: 66-87 (page 77, worker described)