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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Syntype Specimen Label

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Mexico (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • 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.

Description

References

  • 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. (page 52, worker, queen, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Alatorre-Bracamontes, C.E. and M Vasquez-Bolanos. 2010. Lista comentada de las hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) del norte de México. Dugesiana 17(1):9-36
  • Castillo-Guevara C., M. Cuautle, C. Lara, and B. Juarez-Juarez. 2019. Effect of agricultural land-use change on ant dominance hierarchy and food preferences in a temperate oak forest. PeerJ 7:e6255 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.6255
  • Cole A. C., Jr. 1942. The ants of Utah. American Midland Naturalist 28: 358-388.
  • Dattilo W. et al. 2019. MEXICO ANTS: incidence and abundance along the Nearctic-Neotropical interface. Ecology https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2944
  • Miguelena Bada J. G. 2008. Estructura y composición de las comunidades de hormigas en ambientes contrastantes en el parque estatal Flor del Bosque en Amozoc de Mota, Puebla. Tesis Licenciatura. Biología. Departamento de Ciencias Químico-Biológicas, Escuela de Ingeniería y Ciencias, Universidad de las Américas Puebla. Mayo.
  • Varela-Hernandez, F., M. Rocha-Ortega, R. W. Jones, and W. P. Mackay. 2016. Insectos: Hormigas (Formicidae) del estado de Queretaro, Mexico. Pages 397-404 in W. Jones., and V. Serrano-Cardenas, editors. Historia Natural de Queretaro. Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro, Mexico.
  • Vásquez-Bolaños M. 2011. Lista de especies de hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) para México. Dugesiana 18: 95-133
  • Weber N. A. 1950. A revision of the North American ants of the genus Myrmica Latreille with a synopsis of the Palearctic species. III. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 43: 189-226.