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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Specimen labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


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.

  • 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)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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  • Clemes Cardoso D., and M. Passos Cristiano. 2010. Myrmecofauna of the Southern Catarinense Restinga sandy coastal plain: new records of species occurrence for the state of Santa Catarina and Brazil. Sociobiology 55(1b): 229-239.
  • Cuezzo, F. 1998. Formicidae. Chapter 42 in Morrone J.J., and S. Coscaron (dirs) Biodiversidad de artropodos argentinos: una perspectiva biotaxonomica Ediciones Sur, La Plata. Pages 452-462.
  • Diehl-Fleig E. 2014. Termites and Ants from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Sociobiology (in Press).
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • Kempf W. W. 1978. A preliminary zoogeographical analysis of a regional ant fauna in Latin America. 114. Studia Entomologica 20: 43-62.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Kusnezov N. 1978. Hormigas argentinas: clave para su identificación. Miscelánea. Instituto Miguel Lillo 61:1-147 + 28 pl.
  • Nakano M. A., R. M. Feitosa, C. O. Moraes, L. D. C. Adriano, E. P. Hengles, E. L. Longui, and M. S. C. Morini. 2012. Assembly of Myrmelachista Roger (Formicidae: Formicinae) in twigs fallen on the leaf litter of Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Journal of Natural History DOI:10.1080/00222933.2012.707247.
  • Nakano M. A., V. F. Oliveira de Miranda, D. Rodrigues de Souza, R. M. Feitosa, and M. S. C. Morini. 2013. Occurrence and natural history of Myrmelachista Roger (Formicidae: Formicinae) in the Atlantic Forest of southeastern Brazil. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 86: 169-179.
  • Osorio Rosado J. L, M. G. de Goncalves, W. Drose, E. J. Ely e Silva, R. F. Kruger, and A. Enimar Loeck. 2013. Effect of climatic variables and vine crops on the epigeic ant fauna (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Campanha region, state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. J Insect Conserv 17: 1113-1123.
  • Quiran E. M., and J. J. Martinez.2006. : Redescription of the worker of Myrmelachista gallicola (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and first record from La Pampa (Argentina).Redescripcion de la obrera de Myrmelachista gallicola (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) y primera cita para la provincia de La Pampa (Argentina). Revista de la Sociedad Entomologica Argentina 65(3-4 ): 89-92
  • Rosado J. L. O., M. G. de Gonçalves, W. Dröse, E. J. E. e Silva, R. F. Krüger, R. M. Feitosa, and A. E. Loeck. 2012. Epigeic ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in vineyards and grassland areas in the Campanha region, state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Check List, Journal of species lists and distribution 8(6): 1184-1189.
  • Santschi F. 1931. Contribution à l'étude des fourmis de l'Argentine. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina. 112: 273-282.
  • Santschi F. 1936. Fourmis nouvelles ou intéressantes de la République Argentine. Revista de Entomologia (Rio de Janeiro). 6: 402-421.
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