Trachymyrmex cornetzi

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Trachymyrmex cornetzi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Trachymyrmex
Species: T. cornetzi
Binomial name
Trachymyrmex cornetzi
(Forel, 1912)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia (type locality), Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castano-Meneses et al (2017) - The springtail species Cyphoderus similis Börner (Cyphoderidae: Cyphoderus) is known from nests of this ant.

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • cornetzi. Atta (Trachymyrmex) cornetzi Forel, 1912e: 183 (w.q.) COLOMBIA. Combination in Trachymyrmex: Gallardo, 1916b: 242. Senior synonym of annulatus, bivittatus, brevispinosus, gatun, naranjo, uncifer: Weber, 1958b: 49.
  • naranjo. Atta (Trachymyrmex) cornetzi var. naranjo Forel, 1912e: 185 (w.) COLOMBIA. Junior synonym of cornetzi: Weber, 1958b: 49.
  • bivittatus. Trachymyrmex cornetzi var. bivittatus Wheeler, W.M. 1922c: 13 (w.) TRINIDAD. Subspecies of cornetzi: Weber, 1945: 54. Junior synonym of cornetzi: Weber, 1958b: 49.
  • uncifer. Trachymyrmex uncifer Santschi, 1931c: 281, figs. 16, 17 (w.) PANAMA. Junior synonym of cornetzi: Weber, 1958b: 49.
  • annulatus. Trachymyrmex annulatus Santschi, 1936b: 201, figs. 6-9 (w.) PANAMA. Junior synonym of cornetzi: Weber, 1958b: 49.
  • gatun. Trachymyrmex cornetzi subsp. gatun Weber, 1940a: 420 (w.q.) PANAMA. Junior synonym of cornetzi: Weber, 1958b: 49.
  • brevispinosus. Trachymyrmex cornetzi subsp. brevispinosus Weber, 1945: 55 (footnote) (w.) COLOMBIA. Junior synonym of cornetzi: Weber, 1958b: 49.

Description

References

  • Castano-Meneses, G., J. G. Palacios-Vargas, J. H. C. Delabie, D. Zeppelini, and C. S. F. Mariano. 2017. Springtails (Collembola) associated with nests of fungus-growing ants (Formicidae: Myrmicinae: Attini) in southern Bahia, Brazil. Florida Entomologist. 100:740-742. doi:10.1653/024.100.0421
  • Forel, A. 1912f. Formicides néotropiques. Part II. 3me sous-famille Myrmicinae Lep. (Attini, Dacetii, Cryptocerini). Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 19: 179-209 (page 183, worker, queen described)
  • Gallardo, A. 1916c. Notas acerca de la hormiga Trachymyrmex pruinosus Emery. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 28: 241-252 (page 242, Combination in Trachymyrmex)
  • Weber, N. A. 1958b. Nomenclatural changes in Trachymyrmex (Hym.: Formicidae). Entomol. News 69: 49-55 (page 49, senior synonym of annulatus, bivittatus, brevispinosus, gatun, naranjo, and uncifer)