Typhlomyrmex major

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Typhlomyrmex major
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Typhlomyrmecini
Genus: Typhlomyrmex
Species: T. major
Binomial name
Typhlomyrmex major
Santschi, 1923

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Peru.


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Nomenclature

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

  • major. Typhlomyrmex pusillus st. major Santschi, 1923c: 246 (w.) BRAZIL. Brown, 1965c: 72 (q.). Raised to species: Brown, 1965c: 71. See also: Lacau, et al. 2008: 252.

Description

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1965c. Contributions to a reclassification of the Formicidae. IV. Tribe Typhlomyrmecini (Hymenoptera). Psyche (Camb.) 72: 65-78 (page 72, queen described)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1965c. Contributions to a reclassification of the Formicidae. IV. Tribe Typhlomyrmecini (Hymenoptera). Psyche (Camb.) 72: 65-78 (page 71, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1923c. Solenopsis et autres fourmis néotropicales. Rev. Suisse Zool. 30: 245-273 (page 246, worker described)