Typhlomyrmex clavicornis

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Typhlomyrmex clavicornis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Typhlomyrmecini
Genus: Typhlomyrmex
Species: T. clavicornis
Binomial name
Typhlomyrmex clavicornis
Emery, 1906

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Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia (type locality), Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname.


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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • clavicornis. Typhlomyrmex clavicornis Emery, 1906c: 112 (footnote) (q.) BOLIVIA.
    • Type-material: holotype queen.
    • Type-locality: Bolivia: Mapiri (Staudinger & Bang-Haas).
    • Type-depository: MSNG.
    • Brown, 1965c: 71 (w.).
    • Status as species: Emery, 1911d: 34; Wheeler, W.M. 1925a: 3 (in key); Brown, 1965c: 69; Kempf, 1972a: 256; Bolton, 1995b: 422; Wild, 2007b: 27; Feitosa, 2015c: 98.
    • Senior synonym of divergens: Brown, 1965c: 69; Kempf, 1972a: 256; Bolton, 1995b: 422.
    • Senior synonym of richardsi: Brown, 1965c: 71; Kempf, 1972a: 256; Bolton, 1995b: 422.
    • Distribution: Bolivia, Brazil, Guyana, Paraguay.
  • divergens. Typhlomyrmex clavicornis var. divergens Forel, 1906d: 248 (q.m.) PARAGUAY.
    • Type-material: 1 syntype queen, 1 syntype male (in copula).
    • Type-locality: Paraguay: San Bernardino, 2.ii. (Fiebrig).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Subspecies of clavicornis: Emery, 1911d: 34; Wheeler, W.M. 1925a: 4 (in key).
    • Junior synonym of clavicornis: Brown, 1965c: 69; Kempf, 1972a: 256; Bolton, 1995b: 422.
  • richardsi. Typhlomyrmex richardsi Donisthorpe, 1939b: 161 (m.) GUYANA.
    • Type-material: syntype males (number not stated, “very many”).
    • Type-locality: Guyana (“British Guiana”): Mazaruni, 13.viii.1937, in nest of wasp Polybia bistriata F. (O.W. Richards).
    • Type-depository: BMNH.
    • Junior synonym of clavicornis: Brown, 1965c: 71; Kempf, 1972a: 256; Bolton, 1995b: 422.

Description

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1965c. Contributions to a reclassification of the Formicidae. IV. Tribe Typhlomyrmecini (Hymenoptera). Psyche (Camb.) 72: 65-78 (page 71, worker described)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1965c. Contributions to a reclassification of the Formicidae. IV. Tribe Typhlomyrmecini (Hymenoptera). Psyche (Camb.) 72: 65-78 (page 71, Senior synonym of divergens and richardsi)
  • Emery, C. 1906c [1905]. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XXVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 37: 107-194 (page 112, queen described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Brown W. L., Jr. 1965. Contributions to a reclassification of the Formicidae. IV. Tribe Typhlomyrmecini (Hymenoptera). Psyche (Camb.) 72: 65-78.
  • Donisthorpe H. 1939. Typhlomyrmex richardsi (Hym., Formicidae), a new species of ponerine ant from British Guiana. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 75: 161-162.
  • Emery C. 1911. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125.
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • 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. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Kusnezov N. 1953. La fauna mirmecológica de Bolivia. Folia Universitaria. Cochabamba 6: 211-229.
  • Wild, A. L. "A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)." Zootaxa 1622 (2007): 1-55.