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Species: Ocymyrmex barbiger   Emery, 1886 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ocymyrmex barbiger Emery, 1886b PDF: 364, pl. 17, figs. 9-11 (w.m.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as Ocymyrmex barbatus by Emery, 1892: 114.].
Bolton, 1981b PDF: 261 (q.).
See also: Bolton & Marsh, 1989 PDF: 1291.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Namibia, South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Ocymyrmex barbiger n. sp.  Emery, C., 1886, Alcune formiche africane., Bollettino della Societa Entomologica Italiana 18, pp. 355-366: 364-365, (download) 364-365 3744
Ocymyrmex barbiger   Emery, C., 1895, Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3 e mémoire. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 64, pp. 15-56: 12, (download) 12 3788
Ocymyrmex barbiger   Bolton, B., 1981, A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 43, pp. 245-307: 265-266, (download) 265-266 6438

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Kathu Bushveld, dominated by Tarchonanthus camphoratus, 4 times found in Ephemeral river bed and adjacent vegetation in Olifantshoek Plains Thornveld, 4 times found in grassland, 1 times found in Aggenys Gravel Vygieveld, 2 times found in Rehabilitated waste rock dump, 18 degree slope, 1 times found in Bushmanland Arid Grassland, 1 times found in Kuruman Mountain Bushveld.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times 0.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times Pitfall trap, 5 days, 7 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 965 - 1509 meters, 1260 meters average

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011794; syntype of Ocymyrmex barbiger: casent0904784; type of Ocymyrmex barbiger: focol2183, focol2184



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