Myrmicocrypta buenzlii

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Myrmicocrypta buenzlii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Myrmicocrypta
Species: M. buenzlii
Binomial name
Myrmicocrypta buenzlii
Borgmeier, 1934

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname (type locality), Trinidad and Tobago.

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.

  • buenzlii. Myrmicocrypta buenzlii Borgmeier, 1934: 104 (w.) SURINAM. Junior synonym of squamosa: Weber, 1958d: 262. Revived from synonymy: Kempf, 1961b: 517.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Lattke 1999. Figure 4. Helcium and anterodorsal gastral area of Apterostigma auriculatum and Myrmicocrypta buenzlii. a, dorsal view in A. auriculatum; b, lateral view in A. auriculatum; c, dorsal view in M. buenzlii; d, lateral view in M. buenzlii. he = helcium. 10 = anterodorsal lobe.