Nylanderia fuscaspecula

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Nylanderia fuscaspecula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Nylanderia
Species: N. fuscaspecula
Binomial name
Nylanderia fuscaspecula
LaPolla & Kallal, 2019

The type specimens were found under stones in a coffee plantation. Non-type collection labels show N. fuscaspecula is a forest species. Habitat label data includes "leaf-litter", "forest leaf litter", and when specified, pine and evergreen forest. Another collections states it is from "moss and soil under a tree" without noting the habitat.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Dominican Republic (type locality).

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.

  • fuscaspecula. Nylanderia fuscaspecula LaPolla & Kallal, 2019: 418, figs. 31-33 (w.q.) DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.

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