Pseudomyrmex pupa

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Pseudomyrmex pupa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: P. pupa
Binomial name
Pseudomyrmex pupa
(Forel, 1911)

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Specimen labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Ecuador, Mexico.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • pupa. Pseudomyrma mutilloides subsp. pupa Forel, 1911e: 274 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1958f: 441. Raised to species: Kempf, 1958f: 441.

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1911g. Die Ameisen des K. Zoologischen Museums in München. Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Kl. K. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. Münch. 11: 249-303 (page 274, worker described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1958f. Estudos sôbre Pseudomyrmex. II. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 1: 433-462 (page 441, Combination in Pseudomyrmex, and raised to species)

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