Typhlomyrmex foreli

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Typhlomyrmex foreli
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Typhlomyrmecini
Genus: Typhlomyrmex
Species: T. foreli
Binomial name
Typhlomyrmex foreli
Santschi, 1925

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).


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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.

  • foreli. Typhlomyrmex foreli Santschi, 1925b: 6 (q.) BRAZIL (Paraná).
    • Type-material: holotype queen.
    • Type-locality: Brazil: Paraná, Rio Negro (Reichensperger).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • [Note: Brown, 1965c: 76 says, “Location of type unknown (not in Santschi collection)”. However, Baroni Urbani, 1973b: 128, records the holotype in NHMB.]
    • Status as species: Brown, 1965c: 76; Kempf, 1972a: 256; Bolton, 1995b: 422; Feitosa, 2015c: 98.
    • Distribution: Brazil.

Description

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1965c. Contributions to a reclassification of the Formicidae. IV. Tribe Typhlomyrmecini (Hymenoptera). Psyche (Camb.) 72: 65-78 (page 76, see also)
  • Santschi, F. 1925b [1924]. Nouvelles fourmis brésiliennes. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 64: 5-20 (page 6, queen described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Kempf W. W. 1978. A preliminary zoogeographical analysis of a regional ant fauna in Latin America. 114. Studia Entomologica 20: 43-62.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).