Myrmicaria fumata

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Myrmicaria fumata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Myrmicaria
Species: M. fumata
Binomial name
Myrmicaria fumata
Santschi, 1916

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Gambia, Ivory Coast (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • brunnea. Myrmicaria nitida var. brunnea Santschi, 1915c: 254 (w.) IVORY COAST. [Junior primary homonym of brunnea Saunders, above.] Replacement name: fumata Santschi, 1916d: 242.
  • fumata. Myrmicaria nitida var. fumata Santschi, 1916d: 242. Replacement name for brunnea Santschi, 1915c: 254. [Junior primary homonym of brunnea Saunders, W.W. 1841: 57.] Raised to species: Santschi, 1925c: 160. Current subspecies: nominal plus linearis.



  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 254, replaced name)
  • Santschi, F. 1916d. Rectifications à la nomenclature de quelques Formicides (Hym.). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1916: 242-243 (page 242, Replacement name for brunnea)
  • Santschi, F. 1925c [1924]. Révision des Myrmicaria d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 64: 133-176 (page 160, Raised to species)