Myrmicaria fusca

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Myrmicaria fusca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Myrmicaria
Species: M. fusca
Binomial name
Myrmicaria fusca
Stitz, 1911

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality), Mozambique, South Africa.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • fusca. Myrmicaria eumenoides var. fusca Stitz, 1911b: 385 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Subspecies of natalensis: Emery, 1922e: 123. Raised to species: Santschi, 1925c: 166. Current subspecies: nominal plus consanguinea, nigerrima.



  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 123, Variety of natalensis)
  • Santschi, F. 1925c [1924]. Révision des Myrmicaria d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 64: 133-176 (page 166, Raised to species)
  • Stitz, H. 1911b. Formicidae. Wiss. Ergeb. Dtsch. Zent.-Afr.-Exped. 3: 375-392 (page 385, worker described)