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Species: Nylanderia fulva   (Mayr, 1862) 

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See Also:

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

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 5 valid subspecies

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

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1891c PDF: 93 (m.); Forel, 1912j PDF: 67 (m.).
Combination in Paratrechina: Snelling & Hunt, 1975 PDF: 122.
Status as species: Roger, 1863b PDF: 10; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 451; Mayr, 1865 PDF: 51 (redescription); Mayr, 1870b PDF: 947 (in key); Mayr, 1884 PDF: 31; Forel, 1885a PDF: 349; Mayr, 1886d PDF: 431; Cresson, 1887 PDF: 257; Emery, 1888c PDF: 364; Emery, 1888e PDF: 691; Forel, 1891c PDF: 93; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 178; von Jhering, 1894 PDF: 376; Forel, 1895b PDF: 105; Forel, 1899b PDF: 125; Forel, 1901m PDF: 65; Forel, 1904f PDF: 705; Wheeler, 1905c PDF: 132; Emery, 1906c PDF: 185; Forel, 1907d PDF: 30; Forel, 1908 PDF: 401; Wheeler, 1911a PDF: 29; Forel, 1912j PDF: 67; Forel, 1913m PDF: 246; Wheeler, 1913b PDF: 500; Bruch, 1914 PDF: 227; Wheeler & Mann, 1914 PDF: 45; Mann, 1916 PDF: 474; Luederwaldt, 1918 PDF: 48; Wheeler, 1923a PDF: 4; Wheeler, 1924b PDF: 111; Emery, 1925d PDF: 222; Borgmeier, 1927c PDF: 163; Goetsch & Menozzi, 1935 PDF: 102; Wheeler, 1936c PDF: 210; Smith, 1937 PDF: 867; Wheeler, 1942 PDF: 253; Creighton, 1950a PDF: 406; Bernard, 1950a PDF: 21; Kusnezov, 1953c PDF: 339; Kusnezov, 1956a PDF: 32 (in key); Smith, 1958c PDF: 146; Kempf, 1961b PDF: 523; Kempf, 1970b PDF: 34; Kempf, 1970c PDF: 343; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 166; Alayo, 1974 PDF: 26 (in key); Snelling & Hunt, 1975 PDF: 122; Smith, 1979: 1443; Zolessi et al., 1988: 7; Bolton, 1995b: 313; Fernández, 2000b PDF: 146 (redescription); Wild, 2007b PDF: 29, 45; Fox et al., 2010 PDF: 795; Kallal & LaPolla, 2012 PDF: 7 (in key); Deyrup, 2017: 216; Dekoninck et al., 2019 PDF: 1155; Fernández & Ortiz-Sepúlveda, 2019 PDF: 737; Lubertazzi, 2019 10.3099/MCZ-43.1 PDF: 135; LaPolla & Kallal, 2019 10.11646/zootaxa.4658.3.1 PDF: 407 (in key).
Senior synonym of Nylanderia fulva fumata: Wild, 2007b PDF: 45.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Macaronesia
    Americas: Brazil, Cuba, Ecuador, French Guiana, Galapagos Islands, Mexico, Paraguay, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical, Palearctic
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Neotropical bioregion

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: 7 times found in on front porch and in garage of rural residence, 0 times found in Parkwayy along border of parking lot, 1 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 0 times found in in large colonies nesting in debris, soil & rotting wood in house, 0 times found in ex lab colony, 0 times found in along border of parking lot, 0 times found in in garage and patio, 2 times found in large collonies nesting in debris, soil and rotting wood at house, 1 times found in Gallery Forest, 1 times found in Plateau, ...

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

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Suspended pitfall (4m) under light, 5 times direct collection, 5 times pitfall, 2 times hand collection, 1 times Winkler48h, 1 times Colecta manual.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 640 meters, 192 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1924-12-19 and 2018-08-19

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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