Acromyrmex pubescens

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Acromyrmex pubescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: A. pubescens
Binomial name
Acromyrmex pubescens
(Emery, 1905)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Paraguay (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • pubescens. Atta (Acromyrmex) pubescens Emery, 1905c: 51, fig. 20 (w.) PARAGUAY, BRAZIL (Mato Grosso), ARGENTINA (Chaco).
    • [Also noted as new by Emery, 1906c: 166; nomen nudum.]
    • Combination in Acromyrmex: Bruch, 1914: 216.
    • Subspecies of lundii: Santschi, 1912e: 530; Bruch, 1914: 216; Gallardo, 1916d: 333; Santschi, 1916e: 386 (in key); Santschi, 1919f: 51; Santschi, 1925a: 397 (in key); Borgmeier, 1927c: 133; Gonçalves, 1961: 152; Kempf, 1972a: 13; Zolessi, et al. 1988: 5; Bolton, 1995b: 56.
    • Status as species: Wild, 2007b: 30, 51.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Cuezzo, F. 1998. Formicidae. Chapter 42 in Morrone J.J., and S. Coscaron (dirs) Biodiversidad de artropodos argentinos: una perspectiva biotaxonomica Ediciones Sur, La Plata. Pages 452-462.
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • Gallardo A. 1916. Notes systématiques et éthologiques sur les fourmis attines de la République Argentine. Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Buenos Aires 28: 317-344.
  • Gonçalves C. R. 1961. O genero Acromyrmex no Brasil (Hym. Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 4: 113-180.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Santos Rando J. S., and L. C. Forti. 2005. Occurrence of ants Acromyrmex Mayr, 1865 in some cities of Brasil. Maringá 27(2): 129-133.
  • Zolessi L. C. de, Y. P. Abenante, and M. E. de Philippi. 1988. Lista sistematica de las especies de Formicidos del Uruguay. Comun. Zool. Mus. Hist. Nat. Montev. 11: 1-9.
  • de Zolessi, L.C., Y.P. de Abenante and M.E. Philippi. 1987. Lista sistemática de las especies de formícidos del Uruguay. Comunicaciones Zoologicas del Museo de Historia Natural de Montevideo 11(165):1-9