Pogonomyrmex brevibarbis niger

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Pogonomyrmex brevibarbis niger
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Pogonomyrmecini
Genus: Pogonomyrmex
Species group: brevibarbis
Species: P. brevibarbis
Subspecies: P. brevibarbis niger
Trinomial name
Pogonomyrmex brevibarbis niger
Santschi, 1925
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -26.630273° to -26.630273°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • niger. Pogonomyrmex silvestrii var. niger Santschi, 1925e: 156, fig. 16 (w.m.) ARGENTINA. Senior synonym of incultus: Kusnezov, 1951a: 250. Currently subspecies of brevibarbis: Kusnezov, 1951a: 250.
  • incultus. Pogonomyrmex carettei var. incultus Santschi, 1925e: 157, fig. 1 (w.q.) ARGENTINA. Gallardo, 1932b: 118 (m.). Junior synonym of niger: Kusnezov, 1951a: 250.

Description

References

  • Kusnezov, N. 1951e. El género Pogonomyrmex Mayr (Hym., Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 11: 227-333 (page 250, Subspecies of brevibarbis, and senior synonym of incultus)
  • Santschi, F. 1925e. Fourmis des provinces argentines de Santa Fe, Catamarca, Santa Cruz, Córdoba et Los Andes. Comun. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. "Bernardino Rivadavia" 2: 149-168 (page 156, fig. 16 worker, male described)