Pogonomyrmex brevibarbis silvestrii

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Pogonomyrmex brevibarbis silvestrii
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 silvestrii
Trinomial name
Pogonomyrmex brevibarbis silvestrii
Emery, 1906
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -26.566667° to -34.604°.

 
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.

  • silvestrii. Pogonomyrmex silvestrii Emery, 1906c: 159, fig. 22 (w.) ARGENTINA. Senior synonym of longiceps: Kusnezov, 1951a: 250. Currently subspecies of brevibarbis: Kusnezov, 1951a: 250.
  • longiceps. Pogonomyrmex brevibarbis st. longiceps Santschi, 1917f: 277 (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of silvestrii: Kusnezov, 1951a: 250.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1906c [1905]. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XXVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 37: 107-194 (page 159, fig. 22 worker described)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1951e. El género Pogonomyrmex Mayr (Hym., Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 11: 227-333 (page 250, Subspecies of brevibarbis, and senior synonym of longiceps)