Cyphomyrmex cornutus

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Cyphomyrmex cornutus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cyphomyrmex
Species: C. cornutus
Binomial name
Cyphomyrmex cornutus
Kempf, 1968

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia (type locality), Costa Rica, Peru.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

This species is a host for the ant Megalomyrmex mondabora (a xenobiont).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • cornutus. Cyphomyrmex cornutus Kempf, 1968a: 35, figs. 1-4 (w.q.) COLOMBIA.

Description

Karyotype

  • 2n = 22, karyotype = 10M+12SM (French Guiana) (Mariano et al., 2011).

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