Nylanderia perminuta

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Nylanderia perminuta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Nylanderia
Species: N. perminuta
Binomial name
Nylanderia perminuta
(Buckley, 1866)

This taxon is considered to be unidentifiable and its identity is uncertain.



Distribution based on type material

United States (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • perminuta. Formica perminuta Buckley, 1866: 162 (w.) U.S.A. Combination in Brachymyrmex: Emery, 1895c: 338; in Prenolepis: Mayr, 1876: 78; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 21. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Paratrechina: Bolton, 1995b: 315. [Trager, 1984b: 119 suggests possible synonymy with arenivaga, a junior name, but the original description of perminuta does not contain sufficient data to justify this.]



  • Buckley, S. B. 1866. Descriptions of new species of North American Formicidae. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Phila. 6: 152-172 (page 162, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1895d. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamerikanischen Ameisenfauna. (Schluss). Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 257-360 (page 338, Combination in Brachymyrmex)
  • Mayr, G. 1876. Die australischen Formiciden. J. Mus. Godeffroy 12: 56-115 (page 78, Combination in Prenolepis)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1902g. A consideration of S. B. Buckley's "North American Formicidae.". Trans. Tex. Acad. Sci. 4: 17-31 (page 21, Combination in Prenolepis)