Nesomyrmex pleuriticus

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Nesomyrmex pleuriticus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Nesomyrmex
Species: N. pleuriticus
Binomial name
Nesomyrmex pleuriticus
(Kempf, 1959)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana (type locality), Honduras, Mexico, Suriname, Venezuela.

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.

  • pleuriticus. Leptothorax (Nesomyrmex) pleuriticus Kempf, 1959c: 417 figs. 2, 22, 27 (w.q.m.) GUYANA. [First available use of Leptothorax (Goniothorax) echinatinodis subsp. aculeatinodis var. pleuriticus Wheeler, W.M. 1921f: 158; unavailable name.] Combination in Nesomyrmex: Bolton, 2003: 272.



  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 272, Combination in Nesomyrmex)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1959d. A synopsis of the New World species belonging to the Nesomyrmex-group of the ant genus Leptothorax Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 391-432 (page 417, figs. 2, 22, 27 worker, queen, male described)