Myrmicaria exigua gracilis

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Myrmicaria exigua gracilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Myrmicaria
Species: M. exigua
Subspecies: M. exigua gracilis
Trinomial name
Myrmicaria exigua gracilis
Stitz, 1910



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • gracilis. Myrmicaria gracilis Stitz, 1910: 133 (w.) CAMEROUN. Currently subspecies of exigua: Santschi, 1920c: 120; Santschi, 1925c: 169.



  • Santschi, F. 1920c. Fourmis nouvelles du Congo Belge. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 118-120 (page 120, Variety of exigua)
  • Santschi, F. 1925c [1924]. Révision des Myrmicaria d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 64: 133-176 (page 169, Variety of exigua)
  • Stitz, H. 1910. Westafrikanische Ameisen. I. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berl. 5: 125-151 (page 133, worker described)