Myrmica discontinua

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Myrmica discontinua
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: M. discontinua
Binomial name
Myrmica discontinua
Weber, 1939

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: United States (type locality).

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

  • discontinua. Myrmica brevinodis subsp. discontinua Weber, 1939b: 150 (w.) U.S.A. Subspecies of brevispinosa: Creighton, 1950a: 98. Raised to species: Talbot, 1976: 245; Francoeur, 1977b: 206.



  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 104: 1-585 (page 98, Subspecies of brevispinosa)
  • Francoeur, A. 1977b. Synopsis taxonomique et économique des fourmis du Québec (Formicidae, Hymenoptera). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Qué. 22: 205-212 (page 206, Raised to species)
  • Talbot, M. 1976b [1975]. A list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Edwin S. George Reserve, Livingston County, Michigan. Great Lakes Entomol. 8: 245-246 (page 245, Raised to species)
  • Weber, N. A. 1939b. Description of new North American species and subspecies of Myrmica Latreille (Hym.: Formicidae). Lloydia 2: 144-152 (page 150, worker described)