Psalidomyrmex wheeleri

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Psalidomyrmex wheeleri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Psalidomyrmex
Species: P. wheeleri
Binomial name
Psalidomyrmex wheeleri
Santschi, 1923

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun, Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).


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Nomenclature

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

  • wheeleri. Psalidomyrmex wheeleri Santschi, 1923e: 263 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. See also: Bolton, 1975b: 13.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1975b. A revision of the African ponerine ant genus Psalidomyrmex André (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 32: 1-16 (page 13, see also)
  • Santschi, F. 1923e. Descriptions de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens et notes diverses. I. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 11: 259-295 (page 263, worker described)