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Species: Linepithema fuscum   Mayr, 1866 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Linepithema fuscum Mayr, 1866a PDF: 497, pl., fig. 7 (m.) PERU. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wild, 2007A PDF: 51 (w.q.).


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Ecuador, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Mayr, G., 1866, Myrmecologische Beitraege., Sitzungsberichte der Koenigliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe 53, pp. 484-517

L. fuscumHNS n. sp.

Mas: Long. 4.3 - 5 mm Testaceo-fuscus, mandibulis, (internus, abdominis apice tarsisque testaceis, alis subhyalinis, pterostigmate atque costis ochraceis; dense at subtilissime pubescens et sericeo-micans, solummodo pilis nonnullis abstantibus; subtilissime et tenuissime coriaceo-rugulosus.

Von Lima in Peru, im zoologischen Hofcabinete in Wien.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in shrubby pasture.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times camp, in lab building, in clearing..

Elevations: collected from 200 - 2900 meters, 1550 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Linepithema fuscum: casent0915576; syntype of Linepithema fuscum: casent0909490

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