Myrmica rugiventris

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Myrmica rugiventris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: M. rugiventris
Binomial name
Myrmica rugiventris
(Smith, M.R., 1943)

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Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: United States (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Worker

Worker;

Queen
Male

Nomenclature

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

  • rugiventris. Tetramorium rugiventris Smith, M.R. 1943b: 4 (w.) U.S.A. Gregg, 1961: 218 (q.m.). Combination in Myrmica: Brown, 1957d: 6; in Paramyrmica: Gregg, 1961: 215; in Myrmica: Bolton, 1988a: 6.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1988a. A new socially parasitic Myrmica, with a reassessment of the genus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Syst. Entomol. 13: 1-11 (page 6, Combination in Myrmica)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1957d. Is the ant genus Tetramorium native in North America? Breviora 72: 1-8 (page 6, Combination in Myrmica)
  • 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 218, queen, male described)
  • 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 215, Combination in Paramyrmica)
  • Smith, M. R. 1943b. Ants of the genus Tetramorium in the United States with the description of a new species. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 45: 1-5 (page 4, worker described)