Pseudomyrmex laevigatus

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Pseudomyrmex laevigatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: P. laevigatus
Binomial name
Pseudomyrmex laevigatus
(Smith, F., 1877)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname.


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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • laevigatus. Pseudomyrma laevigata Smith, F. 1877b: 62 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1958f: 443. Subspecies of gracilis: Emery, 1890b: 61. Revived status as species: Forel, 1899c: 91.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1890b. Voyage de M. E. Simon au Venezuela (Décembre 1887 - Avril 1888). Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (6)(10): 55-76 (page 61, Race of gracilis)
  • Forel, A. 1899f. Formicidae. [part]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 81-104 (page 91, Revived status as species)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1958f. Estudos sôbre Pseudomyrmex. II. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 1: 433-462 (page 443, Combination in Pseudomyrmex)
  • Smith, F. 1877b. Descriptions of new species of the genera Pseudomyrma and Tetraponera, belonging to the family Myrmicidae. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 1877: 57-72 (page 62, worker described)