Nylanderia metacista

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Nylanderia metacista
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Nylanderia
Species: N. metacista
Binomial name
Nylanderia metacista
LaPolla & Kallal, 2019

The type material was collected from a nest under the bark of a rotting, fallen tree in cloud forest. Other specimens were found in humid forest leaf-litter and in the soil of a transitional forest.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Dominican Republic (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.

  • metacista. Nylanderia metacista LaPolla & Kallal, 2019: 422, figs. 43-51 (w.q.m.) DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.