Myrmicaria fumata

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Myrmicaria fumata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Myrmicaria
Species: M. fumata
Binomial name
Myrmicaria fumata
Santschi, 1916

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Subspecies
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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Gambia, Ivory Coast (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • brunnea. Myrmicaria nitida var. brunnea Santschi, 1915c: 254 (w.) IVORY COAST. [Junior primary homonym of brunnea Saunders, above.] Replacement name: fumata Santschi, 1916d: 242.
  • fumata. Myrmicaria nitida var. fumata Santschi, 1916d: 242. Replacement name for brunnea Santschi, 1915c: 254. [Junior primary homonym of brunnea Saunders, W.W. 1841: 57.] Raised to species: Santschi, 1925c: 160. Current subspecies: nominal plus linearis.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bernard F. 1953. La réserve naturelle intégrale du Mt Nimba. XI. Hyménoptères Formicidae. Mémoires de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire 19: 165-270.
  • Borowiec L., and S. Salata. 2018. Notes on ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Gambia (Western Africa). Annals of the Upper Silesian Museum in Bytom Entomology 26: 1-13.
  • Santschi F. 1933. Contribution à l'étude des fourmis de l'Afrique tropicale. Bulletin et Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique. 73: 95-108.