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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.


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists) Species is native to: Neotropical bioregion (based on species list records).

Nearctic Region: Canada, United States
Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Galapagos Islands, Guyana, Haiti, Martinique, Mexico, Paraguay, Suriname, Uruguay
Palearctic Region: Macaronesia

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 Foraging, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times under stone, 1 times leaflitter from entrance.

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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