Myrmica fracticornis

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Myrmica fracticornis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: M. fracticornis
Binomial name
Myrmica fracticornis
Forel, 1901

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Specimen Label

This species is a host for the xenobiotic ant Formicoxenus provancheri.

Identification

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Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: Canada, United States (type locality).


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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • fracticornis. Myrmica lobicornis var. fracticornis Forel, 1901e: 371 (in text) (w.) U.S.A. [First available use of Myrmica rubra subsp. scabrinodis var. fracticornis Emery, 1895c: 313; unavailable name.] Weber, 1948a: 280 (q.m.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1953a: 117 (l.). Subspecies of scabrinodis: Wheeler, W.M. 1916m: 587; of lobicornis: Cole, 1942: 368; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, E.W. 1944: 241; Creighton, 1950a: 100. Raised to species: Talbot, 1976: 245; Francoeur, 1977b: 206; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1986g: 12.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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