Pseudomyrmex unicolor

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Pseudomyrmex unicolor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: P. unicolor
Binomial name
Pseudomyrmex unicolor
(Smith, F., 1855)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, 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.

  • unicolor. Pseudomyrma unicolor Smith, F. 1855c: 158 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1958f: 439. Senior synonym of anceps, mutilloides: Kempf, 1958f: 439; of atra: Kempf, 1969: 276.
  • mutilloides. Pseudomyrma mutilloides Emery, 1890b: 61, pl. 5, fig. 23 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of unicolor: Kempf, 1958f: 439.
  • anceps. Pseudomyrma unicolor var. anceps Santschi, 1925d: 222 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of unicolor: Kempf, 1958f: 439.
  • atra. Pseudomyrma atra Stitz, 1933: 69 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of unicolor: Kempf, 1969: 276.

Description

References

  • Kempf, W. W. 1958f. Estudos sôbre Pseudomyrmex. II. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 1: 433-462 (page 439, Combination in Pseudomyrmex)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1958f. Estudos sôbre Pseudomyrmex. II. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 1: 433-462 (page 439, Senior synonym of anceps and mutilloides)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1969. Miscellaneous studies on Neotropical ants. V. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 12: 273-296 (page 276, Senior synonym of atra)
  • Smith, F. 1855c. Descriptions of some species of Brazilian ants belonging to the genera Pseudomyrma, Eciton and Myrmica (with observations on their economy by Mr. H. W. Bates). Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (2) 3: 156-169 (page 158, worker described)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1892. Hymenopterologische Notizen. Wien. Entomol. Ztg. 11: 89-93 (page 89, Replacement name: monochroa)
  • 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 68, worker described)