Veromessor chicoensis

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Veromessor chicoensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Veromessor
Species: V. chicoensis
Binomial name
Veromessor chicoensis
Smith, M.R., 1956

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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.

  • chicoensis. Veromessor stoddardi subsp. chicoensis Smith, M.R. 1956a: 37 (w.) U.S.A. Combination in Messor: Bolton, 1995b: 253; in Veromessor: Ward et al., 2014: 13. Raised to species: Johnson, R.A. 2000: 96 (in list); Ward, 2005: 66 (in list).



  • Ward, P.S., Brady, S.G., Fisher, B.L. & Schultz, T.R. 2014. The evolution of myrmicine ants: phylogeny and biogeography of a hyperdiverse ant clade (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology, DOI: 10.1111/syen.12090