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Species: Nylanderia fulva   (Mayr, 1862) 

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See Also:

Nylanderia fulva biolleyi, Nylanderia fulva cubana, Nylanderia fulva fumatipennis, Nylanderia fulva incisa, Nylanderia fulva longiscapa, Nylanderia fulva nesiotis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

6 subspecies

Prenolepis (Nylanderia) fulva Mayr, 1862 PDF: 698 (w.q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1891c PDF: 94 (m.); Forel, 1912j PDF: 67 (m.).
Combination in Nylanderia (Nylanderia): Forel, 1908c PDF: 67; in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925d PDF: 222; in Nylanderia: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 166; in Paratrechina: Snelling & Hunt, 1975 PDF: 122; in Nylanderia: LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010A PDF: 127.
Senior synonym of Nylanderia fumata: Wild, 2007B PDF: 45.
See also: Fernández, 2000B PDF: 146; Fox, et al. 2010: 795.


 Species is native to: Neotropical bioregion (based on species list records).

Afrotropical Region: Africa
Nearctic Region: Canada, Florida, Mississippi, North America, Texas, United States
Neotropical Region: Americas, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Caribbean, Central America, Chile, Colima, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Espírito Santo, French Guiana, Galapagos Islands, Galápagos, Guyana, Haiti, Holguín, Martinique, Mato Grosso do Sul, Mexico, Minas Gerais, Paraguay, Rio de Janeiro, South America, Suriname, São Paulo, Uruguay, Ñeembucú
Palearctic Region: Macaronesia, Northern Africa

Distribution Notes:

Cousin, Floreana, Isabela, Marchena, Pinta, Santa Fé, San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz, Seymour Norte.


Presente en la zona litoral en presencia de parches de Sesuvium sp.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in Gallery Forest, 1 times found in cave survey, 1 times found in rainforest edge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times leaf litter, 1 times Foraging, 1 times leaflitter from entrance, 1 times under stone.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Suspended pitfall (4m) under light, 0 times direct collection, 0 times hand collection, 1 times Colecta manual.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 400 meters, 70 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Nylanderia fulva: casent0903134; syntype of Prenolepis fulva: casent0915725; syntype of Prenolepis fulva fumata: casent0911029; type of Prenolepis fulva: focol1777, focol2718, focol2719, focol1776-1, focol1776-2

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