Myrmelachista gallicola

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Myrmelachista gallicola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmelachistini
Genus: Myrmelachista
Species: M. gallicola
Binomial name
Myrmelachista gallicola
Mayr, 1887

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • gallicola. Myrmelachista gallicola Mayr, 1887: 528 (w.) URUGUAY. Gallardo, 1915: 27 (q.m.); Santschi, 1916e: 395 (q.m.). Combination in M. (Decamera): Forel, 1913l: 245; in M. (Hincksidris): Kempf, 1972a: 149. Senior synonym of roveretoi: Santschi, 1916e: 395; of rubiginosa: Santschi, 1936d: 417.
  • rubiginosa. Myrmelachista rubiginosa Emery, 1906c: 185 (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of gallicola: Santschi, 1936d: 417.
  • roveretoi. Myrmelachista (Decamera) roveretoi Forel, 1913l: 245 (m.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of gallicola: Santschi, 1916e: 395.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1913m. Fourmis d'Argentine, du Brésil, du Guatémala & de Cuba reçues de M. M. Bruch, Prof. v. Ihering, Mlle Baez, M. Peper et M. Rovereto. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 49: 203-250 (page 245, Combination in M. (Decamera))
  • Gallardo, A. 1915. Observaciones sobre algunas hormigas de la República Argentina. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 27: 1-35 (page 27, queen, male described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 149, Combination in M. (Hincksidris))
  • Mayr, G. 1887. Südamerikanische Formiciden. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 37: 511-632 (page 528, worker described)
  • Nakano, M.A., Miranda, V.F.O, Feitosa, R.M. & Morini, M.S.C. 2014. The geneic Characterizaion of Myrmelachista Roger Assemblages (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae) in the Atlanic Forest of Southeastern Brazil. Sociobiology 61, 21-27.
  • Santschi, F. 1916e. Formicides sudaméricains nouveaux ou peu connus. Physis (B. Aires) 2: 365-399 (page 395, queen, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1916e. Formicides sudaméricains nouveaux ou peu connus. Physis (B. Aires) 2: 365-399 (page 395, Senior synonym of roveretoi)
  • Santschi, F. 1936d. Fourmis nouvelles ou intéressantes de la République Argentine. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 6: 402-421 (page 417, Senior synonym of rubiginosa)