Paratrachymyrmex bugnioni

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Paratrachymyrmex bugnioni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Paratrachymyrmex
Species: P. bugnioni
Binomial name
Paratrachymyrmex bugnioni
(Forel, 1912)

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Synonyms

This species is the host for the lestobiotic ant Megalomyrmex wettereri.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil, Colombia (type locality), Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • bugnioni. Atta (Trachymyrmex) bugnioni Forel, 1912e: 186 (w.) COLOMBIA.
    • Combination in Trachymyrmex: Gallardo, 1916b: 242.
    • Combination in Paratrachymyrmex: Solomon et al., 2019: 948.
    • Senior synonym of abortivus, cucumis, humilis, morgani, schomburgki, tucuche: Weber, 1967: 273.
  • humilis. Trachymyrmex humilis Wheeler, W.M. 1916d: 325 (w.) TRINIDAD. Junior synonym of bugnioni: Weber, 1967: 273.
  • cucumis. Myrmicocrypta cucumis Mann, 1922: 45 (w.q.) HONDURAS. Combination in Trachymyrmex: Weber, 1958b: 50. Junior synonym of bugnioni: Weber, 1967: 273.
  • abortivus. Trachymyrmex abortivus Wheeler, W.M. 1925a: 40 (w.) GUYANA. Junior synonym of bugnioni: Weber, 1967: 273.
  • schomburgki. Trachymyrmex schomburgki Weber, 1938b: 195 (w.) GUYANA. Junior synonym of bugnioni: Weber, 1967: 273.
  • tucuche. Trachymyrmex tucuche Weber, 1938b: 197 (w.) TRINIDAD. Junior synonym of bugnioni: Weber, 1967: 273.
  • morgani. Trachymyrmex morgani Weber, 1940a: 421 (w.) PANAMA. Junior synonym of bugnioni: Weber, 1967: 273.

Description

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