Pseudomyrmex atripes

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Pseudomyrmex atripes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: P. atripes
Binomial name
Pseudomyrmex atripes
(Smith, F., 1860)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Ecuador.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • atripes. Pseudomyrma atripes Smith, F. 1860c: 70 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1967c: 2. Senior synonym of kitschelti: Kempf, 1967c: 2.
  • kitschelti. Pseudomyrma levigata subsp. kitschelti Forel, 1911e: 279 (w.) COLOMBIA. Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1958f: 444. Raised to species: Kempf, 1958f: 444. Junior synonym of atripes: Kempf, 1967c: 2.

Description

References

  • Kempf, W. W. 1967c. Estudos sôbre Pseudomyrmex. IV (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Bras. Entomol. 12: 1-12 (page 2, Combination in Pseudomyrmex, and senior synonym of kitschelti)
  • Smith, F. 1860c. Descriptions of new genera and species of exotic Hymenoptera. J. Entomol. 1: 65-84 (page 70, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Fernández F., E. E. Palacio, W. P. Mackay, and E. S. MacKay. 1996. Introducción al estudio de las hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de Colombia. Pp. 349-412 in: Andrade M. G., G. Amat García, and F. Fernández. (eds.) 1996. Insectos de Colombia. Estudios escogidos. Bogotá: Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales, 541 pp
  • Forel A. 1911. Die Ameisen des K. Zoologischen Museums in München. Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Kl. K. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. Münch. 11: 249-303.
  • Franco W., N. Ladino, J. H. C. Delabie, A. Dejean, J. Orivel, M. Fichaux, S. Groc, M. Leponce, and R. M. Feitosa. 2019. First checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of French Guiana. Zootaxa 4674(5): 509-543.
  • Kempf W. W. 1958. Estudos sôbre Pseudomyrmex. II. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Studia Entomologica (n.s.)1: 433-462.
  • Kempf W. W. 1967. Estudos sôbre Pseudomyrmex. IV (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 12: 1-12.
  • Kempf W. W. 1978. A preliminary zoogeographical analysis of a regional ant fauna in Latin America. 114. Studia Entomologica 20: 43-62.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Ryder Wilkie K.T., A. L. Mertl, and J. F. A. Traniello. 2010. Species Diversity and Distribution Patterns of the Ants of Amazonian Ecuador. PLoS ONE 5(10): e13146.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0013146
  • Salazar F., and D. A. Donoso. 2013. New ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) records for Ecuador deposited at the Carl Rettenmeyer ant collection in the QCAZ Museum. Boletín Tecnico 11, Serie Zoológica 8-9: 151 – 177.
  • da Silva de Oliveira A. B., and F. A. Schmidt. 2019. Ant assemblages of Brazil nut trees Bertholletia excelsa in forest and pasture habitats in the Southwestern Brazilian Amazon. Biodiversity and Conservation 28(2): 329-344.