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Genus: Myrmicaria   Saunders, 1842 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 32 valid species, 35 valid subspecies

Myrmicaria Saunders, 1842 PDF: 57. Type-species: Myrmicaria brunnea, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Myrmicaria in Poneridae, Myrmicidae: Smith, 1858a PDF: 140.
Myrmicaria in Myrmicidae: Smith, 1871b PDF: 330.
Myrmicaria in Myrmicidae, Pheidolidae: Emery, 1877b PDF: 81.
Genus Myrmicaria references
Cantone, 2017 PDF: 218 (brief male diagnosis)

Taxon Page Images:



Myrmicaria natalensis St. Lucia, KZN, South Africa.
Image © Alex Wild.

Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)   Genus is native to: Afrotropical, Australasia, Indomalaya bioregions (based on species list records).

Afrotropical Region: Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Indomalaya Region: Borneo, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Myrmicaria   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum: 140, (download) 140 8127
Myrmicaria   Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 141-142, (download) 141-142 20597
Myrmicaria   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 757, (download) 757 4445
Myrmicaria   Eguchi, K., Viet, B. T. & Yamane, S., 2011, Generic synopsis of the Formicidae of Vietnam (Insecta: Hymenoptera), Part I - Myrmicinae and Pseudomyrmicinae., Zootaxa 2878, pp. 1-61: 21-22, (download) 21-22 23462


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