Myrmicaria fusca

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Myrmicaria fusca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Myrmicaria
Species: M. fusca
Binomial name
Myrmicaria fusca
Stitz, 1911

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality), Mozambique, South Africa.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • fusca. Myrmicaria eumenoides var. fusca Stitz, 1911b: 385 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Subspecies of natalensis: Emery, 1922e: 123. Raised to species: Santschi, 1925c: 166. Current subspecies: nominal plus consanguinea, nigerrima.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004