Pseudomyrmex alternans

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Pseudomyrmex alternans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: P. alternans
Binomial name
Pseudomyrmex alternans
(Santschi, 1936)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: French Guiana (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • alternans. Pseudomyrma alternans Santschi, 1936b: 197, figs. 1, 2 (w.) FRENCH GUIANA. Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1958f: 434.



  • Kempf, W. W. 1958f. Estudos sôbre Pseudomyrmex. II. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 1: 433-462 (page 434, Combination in Pseudomyrmex)
  • Santschi, F. 1936b. Contribution à l'étude des fourmis de l'Amérique du Sud. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 6: 196-218 (page 197, figs. 1, 2 worker described)