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Genus: Myrmicocrypta   Smith, 1860 


Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

27 species, 4 subspecies

Myrmicocrypta Smith, 1860c PDF: 73. Type-species: Myrmicocrypta squamosa, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Genus Myrmicocrypta references
Roger, 1863b: 35 (catalogue); Mayr, 1863a PDF: 436 (catalogue); Mayr, 1865 PDF: 25 (diagnosis); Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 149, 150 (Glyptomyrmex, Myrmicocrypta catalogues); Emery, 1924f: 335 (diagnosis catalogue); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 151 (catalogue); Bolton, 1994: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1051 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 286 (catalogue); Sosa-Calvo & Schultz, 2010 PDF: 183 (diagnosis).

Taxon Page Images:



A Myrmicocrypta worker carries excavated soil out of her nest. Jatun Sacha reserve, Napo, Ecuador.
Image © Alex Wild.

Distribution:

   Genus is native to: Nearctic, Neotropical bioregions (based on species list records).

Neotropical Region: Americas, Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canindeyú, Caribbean, Central America, Chiriquí, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Huánuco, Mato Grosso do Sul, Mexico, Minas Gerais, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Retalhuleu, Rondônia, Santa Catarina, South America, Suriname, Tabasco, Trinidad and Tobago, Veracruz

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)



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