Myrmica mexicana

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Myrmica mexicana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: M. mexicana
Binomial name
Myrmica mexicana
Wheeler, W.M., 1914

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Mexico (type locality).

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

  • mexicana. Myrmica mexicana Wheeler, W.M. 1914b: 52 (w.q.m.) MEXICO. Subspecies of scabrinodis: Cole, 1942: 368; Weber, 1950b: 206. Revived status as species: Gregg, 1961: 211.



  • Cole, A. C., Jr. 1942. The ants of Utah. Am. Midl. Nat. 28: 358-388 (page 368, Subspecies of scabrinodis)
  • Gregg, R. E. 1961. The status of certain myrmicine ants in western North America with a consideration of the genus Paramyrmica Cole (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 69: 209-220 (page 211, Revived status as species)
  • Weber, N. A. 1950c. A revision of the North American ants of the genus Myrmica Latreille with a synopsis of the Palearctic species. III. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 43: 189-226 (page 206, Subspecies of scabrinodis)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1914c. Ants collected by W. M. Mann in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 22: 37-61 PDF (page 52, worker, queen, male described)