Myrmelachista schachovskoi

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Myrmelachista schachovskoi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmelachistini
Genus: Myrmelachista
Species: M. schachovskoi
Binomial name
Myrmelachista schachovskoi
Kusnezov, 1951

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -40.15509° to -40.15509°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • schachovskoi. Myrmelachista (Decamera) schachovskoi Kusnezov, 1951b: 359, figs. 1, 3, 10 (w.l.) ARGENTINA. Kusnezov, 1960b: 384 (q.). Combination in M. (Hincksidris): Kempf, 1972a: 150.

Description

References

  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 150, Combination in M. (Hincksidris))
  • Kusnezov, N. 1951f. Myrmelachista en la Patagonia (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 11: 353-365 (page 359, figs. 1, 3, 10 worker, larva described)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1960b [1959]. La fauna de hormigas en el oeste de la Patagonia y Tierra del Fuego. Acta Zool. Lilloana 17: 321-401 (page 384, queen described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Fergnani P. N., P. Sackmann, and A. Ruggiero. 2010. Richness-environment relationships in epigaeic ants across the Subantarctic-Patagonian transition. Insect Conservation and Diversity 3: 278-290.