Myrmicaria salambo

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Myrmicaria salambo
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Myrmicaria
Species: M. salambo
Binomial name
Myrmicaria salambo
Wheeler, W.M., 1922

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Syntype Specimen Label

Myrmicaria salambo is arboreal and attending climbing insects (Wheeler, 1922; Scupola, 2019).

Identification

Concerning the measurements, Myrmicaria morettoi has CW, SL, CI and CS relatively much smaller than M. salambo. The measures of M. salambo are based on 3 syntypes (MCZ) and 4 specimens from Ivory Coast, Boundiali, M’banto 09°35’18.1”N 006°42’52.1”W, piège achatine, Moretto P. leg. (Antonio Scupola, personal collection, Italy).

  • Scupola (2019), Table 1.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality), Ivory Coast.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • salambo. Myrmicaria salambo Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 147, fig. 37 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.

Description

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