Pseudomyrmex lynceus

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Pseudomyrmex lynceus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: P. lynceus
Binomial name
Pseudomyrmex lynceus
(Spinola, 1851)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Chile (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.

  • lynceus. Myrmica lyncea Spinola, 1851a: 241 (w.) CHILE. Combination in Pseudomyrma: Mayr, 1870b: 972; in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1961a: 390.



  • Kempf, W. W. 1961a. Estudos sôbre Pseudomyrmex. III. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 4: 369-408 (page 390, Combination in Pseudomyrmex)
  • Mayr, G. 1870b. Neue Formiciden. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 20: 939-996 (page 972, Combination in Pseudomyrma)
  • Spinola, M. 1851a. Insectos. Orden 7. Himenopteros. Pp. 153-569 in: Gay, C. Historia fisica y politica de Chile. Zoologia. Tomo 6. Paris: Maulde & Renon, 572 pp. (page 241, worker described)