Odontomachus yucatecus

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Odontomachus yucatecus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Odontomachus
Species: O. yucatecus
Binomial name
Odontomachus yucatecus
Brown, 1976

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Belize, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • yucatecus. Odontomachus yucatecus Brown, 1976a: 169 (w.) MEXICO (Campeche, Yucatan, Veracruz), GUATEMALA, BELIZE.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 10 paratype workers.
    • Type-locality: holotype Mexico: Campeche, 10 km. E Campeche, no. 132, stray (E.O. Wilson); paratypes: 4 workers with same data, 1 worker Mexico: Yucatan, nr mouth of second cave on San Roque Road, Oxkutzcab (A.S. Pearse), 2 workers Mexico: Veracruz, Pueblo Nuevo, nr Tezonapa, no. 250, degraded tropical evergreen forest (E.O. Wilson), 1 worker Guatemala: Antigua (W.M. Wheeler), 1 worker Guatemala: Escuintla (W.M. Wheeler), 1 worker Belize: Belmopan, second growth Cecropia-palm forest litter berlesate (S. & J. Peck).
    • Type-depositories: MCZC (holotype); MCZC, MZSP (paratypes).
    • Status as species: Brandão, 1991: 363; Bolton, 1995b: 298; Rodriguez, J. 2008: 170; Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012: 262; Fernández & Guerrero, 2019: 539.
    • Distribution: Belize, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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  • Brown W. L., Jr. 1976. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. Part VI. Ponerinae, tribe Ponerini, subtribe Odontomachiti. Section A. Introduction, subtribal characters. Genus Odontomachus. Stud. Entomol. 19: 67-171.
  • Castano-Meneses, G., M. Vasquez-Bolanos, J. L. Navarrete-Heredia, G. A. Quiroz-Rocha, and I. Alcala-Martinez. 2015. Avances de Formicidae de Mexico. Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.
  • Dattilo W. et al. 2019. MEXICO ANTS: incidence and abundance along the Nearctic-Neotropical interface. Ecology https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2944
  • Del Toro, I., M. Vázquez, W.P. Mackay, P. Rojas and R. Zapata-Mata. Hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de Tabasco: explorando la diversidad de la mirmecofauna en las selvas tropicales de baja altitud. Dugesiana 16(1):1-14.
  • Fernandes, P.R. XXXX. Los hormigas del suelo en Mexico: Diversidad, distribucion e importancia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
  • Fernández F., and T. M. Arias-Penna. 2008. Las hormigas cazadoras en la región Neotropical. Pp. 3-39 in: Jiménez, E.; Fernández, F.; Arias, T.M.; Lozano-Zambrano, F. H. (eds.) 2008. Sistemática, biogeografía y conservación de las hormigas cazadoras de Colombia. Bogotá: Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt, xiv + 609 pp.
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • Gonzales-Valvidia N. A., G. Gonzales-Escolastico, E. Barba, S. Hernandez-Daumas, and S. Ochoa-Gaona. 2013. Mirmecofauna associated with agroforestry systems in the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor in Tabasco, Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 84: 306-317.
  • Longino J. T. L., and M. G. Branstetter. 2018. The truncated bell: an enigmatic but pervasive elevational diversity pattern in Middle American ants. Ecography 41: 1-12.
  • Maes, J.-M. and W.P. MacKay. 1993. Catalogo de las hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de Nicaragua. Revista Nicaraguense de Entomologia 23.
  • Mertl A. L., J. F. A. Traniello, K. Ryder Wilkie, and R. Constantino. 2012. Associations of two ecologically significant social insect taxa in the litter of an amazonian rainforest: is there a relationship between ant and termite species richness? Psyche doi:10.1155/2012/312054
  • Mirmecofauna de la reserva ecologica de San Felipe Bacalar
  • Scott-Santos, C.P., F.A. Esteves, C.R.F. Brandao. 2008. Catalogue of "Poneromorph" ant type specimens (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) deposited in the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil. Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia 48(11):75-88.
  • Vásquez-Bolaños M. 2011. Lista de especies de hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) para México. Dugesiana 18: 95-133