Manica rubida

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Manica rubida
Montage image of worker
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Manica
Species: M. rubida
Binomial name
Manica rubida
(Latreille, 1802)

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Specimen Label

Synonyms


At a Glance • Polygynous  • Brachypterous Queen  

 

Photo Gallery

  • Manica rubida workers and prey item. Photo by Michal Kukla.
  • Manica rubida ergatogyne? Notice brachypterous wings. Photo by Michal Kukla.
  • Nest entrance.
  • Manica rubida pseudogyne. Photo by Michal Kukla.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France (type locality), Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Montenegro, Poland, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Life History Traits

  • Queen number: polygynous (Frumhoff & Ward, 1992)

Castes

Queen described as brachypterous (Lenoir et al. 2010)

Nomenclature

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

  • rubida. Formica rubida Latreille, 1802c: 267, pl. 10, fig. 65 (q.) FRANCE. Mayr, 1855: 400 (w.m.); Hauschteck, 1965: 325 (k.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1972b: 236 (l.). Combination in Manica: Jurine, 1807: 279; in Myrmica (Oreomyrma): Wheeler, W.M. 1914d: 118; in Myrmica (Neomyrma): Emery, 1915d: 69 (footnote); in Neomyrma: Bondroit, 1918: 97; in Myrmica (Manica): Emery, 1921f: 43; in Manica: Weber, 1947: 440. Senior synonym of montana: Mayr, 1855: 400; of leonina: Roger, 1859: 252. See also: Ruzsky, 1902d: 29; Stitz, 1914: 70; Emery, 1916b: 121; Finzi, 1926: 81; Stitz, 1939: 68; Bernard, 1967: 125; Kutter, 1977c: 40; Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 535 (in key); Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 77.
  • leonina. Myrmica leonina Losana, 1834: 332, pl. 36, fig. 7 (w.) ITALY. Junior synonym of rubida: Roger, 1859: 252.
  • montana. Myrmica montana Labram & Imhoff, 1838, pl. 36, figs. 1-3 (w.q.m.) SWITZERLAND. Mayr, 1853b: 110 (w.q.m.). Junior synonym of rubida: Mayr, 1855: 400.

Description

Karyotype

  • 2n = 44 (Switzerland) (Hauschteck, 1965; Hauschteck-Jungen & Jungen, 1983) (as Myrmica rubida).

Worker Morphology

  • Caste: monomorphic

References

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