Fulakora minima

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Fulakora minima
Fulakora minima
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Fulakora
Species: F. minima
Binomial name
Fulakora minima
(Kusnezov, 1955)

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Specimen Label

This species occurs in Central and South America and is known from only a handful of males (workers are yet to be collected).

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality), Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Male

Nomenclature

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

  • minima. Paraprionopelta minima Kusnezov, 1955: 271, figs. 1, 2, 5a (m.) ARGENTINA (Tucumán).
    • Type-material: holotype male, 8 paratype males.
    • Type-locality: holotype Argentina: Tucumán, 29.i.1953, no.8289 (N. Kusnezov); paratypes with same data but 1 male 20.xi.1953, no. 9128, 7 males 1.xii.1953, nos 9198-9201, 9211, 9229.
    • Type-depository: IMLT.
    • [Paraprionopelta minima Kusnezov, 1953b: 339 (in list), and Kusnezov, 1954b: 34. Nomina nuda.]
    • Combination (provisional) in Amblyopone: Brown, 1973b: 183;
    • combination in Fulakora: Ward & Fisher, 2016: 691.
    • Status as species: Kempf, 1972a: 181; Bolton, 1995b: 312.
    • Distribution: Argentina.

Description

References