Nesomyrmex W.M. Wheeler, 1910: 259

Ulysséa, Mônica Antunes, Prado, Lívia P. & Brandão, Carlos Roberto F., 2015, Type specimens of the traditional Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) ant tribes deposited in the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil: Adelomyrmecini, Basicerotini, Blepharidatt ini, Crematogastrini, Formicoxenini, Lenomyrmecini, Myrmicini, Phalacromyrmecini, Pheidolini, Stegomyrmecini, Stenammini and Tetramoriini, Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo) 55 (12), pp. 175-204 : 184-185

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scientific name

Nesomyrmex W.M. Wheeler, 1910: 259
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Genus Nesomyrmex W.M. Wheeler, 1910: 259

Leptothorax argentinus Santschi, 1922a: 251 . Syntype: 1W, RÉP[UBLIQUE] ARGENTINE, Chaco de Santiago del Estero, Icaño (Rio Salado), E.R. Wagner [leg.], Museum de Paris, Sammlung, Dr. F. Santschi, Kairouan. Disarticulated mesosoma, postpetiole and gaster, missing petiole. Combination in Nesomyrmex by Bolton, 2003: 272.

Leptothorax brasiliensis Kempf, 1958: 92 . Holotype: 1W, Paratypes: 1G 5W, [ BRAZIL], Pe[rnambuco], Caruaru, xii.1927, [D.]B. Pickel [leg.], Coll. Borgm. #3187. Dealated gyne missing L3, L4, L5; one worker only with postpetiole and gaster; one worker missing A1, A2, L3, L5, L6, postpetiole, gaster. Combination in Nesomyrmex by Bolton, 2003: 272.

Leptothorax itinerans Kempf, 1959: 407 . Paratypes: 1G 2W, VENEZUELA, 12.v.1954, [all taken on orchids] Cattleya [at] Hoboken [NJ], A138397, USNM 54-6513. Dealated gyne; one worker with disarticulated head. Combination in Nesomyrmex by Bolton, 2003: 272.

Leptothorax mirassolis Diniz, 1975: 79 . Holotype: 1W, Paratypes: 4W, [ BRAZIL], S[ão] P[aulo], Mirassol, Grota, 2ª represa, 01.viii.1972, J. Diniz [leg.], #517, #10806, em caule oco de Piper aduncum . Holotype worker with disarticulated head. Paratype: 1G, [ BRAZIL], S[ão] P[aulo], Agudos, [Seminário de Santo Antônio], 26.i.1955, W.[W.] Kempf [leg., Coll. Kempf] #1349, [original publication says “atraída pela luz” (caught with light trap)]. Combination in Nesomyrmex by Bolton, 2003: 272.

Leptothorax pleuriticus Kempf, 1959: 417 . Syntypes: 1G 1W, B. GUI.[ GUYANA], Kartabo, 03.ix.1920, W.M. Wheeler [leg.], #751, in petiole of Tachigalia , #MCZ[C] 22-406. Gyne missing L5. Combination in Nesomyrmex by Bolton, 2003: 272. Comment: The first use of the name pleuriticus L. echinatinodis aculeatinodis pleuriticus W.M. Wheeler, 1921: 158 – nowdays is considered an unavailable name ( Bolton, 2013, 2014).

Leptothorax rutilans Kempf, 1958: 100 . Paratype: 1W, B. GUI.[ GUYANA], Kartabo , 19.viii.1920, W.M. Wheeler [leg.], #543. Combination in Nesomyrmex by Bolton, 2003: 272. Comment: The MZSP ant collection has nine workers from the paratype locality labeled as matatypes and nidotypes.

Leptothorax schwebeli Forel, 1913: 216 . Syntypes: 6W, Cotype[Syntype]: 1W, [ BRAZIL], S[ão] P[aulo], S[ão] Paulo, Parque Cajurú, ix.1912, [E.] Schwebel [leg.], Mus. Paul.[MP] #17.311, Coll. Borgm. #2089, M2, M3. Two workers missing A1 funiculus; one worker missing A1, L4; two workers only with postpetiole and gaster. Combination in Nesomyrmex by Bolton, 2003: 272.

Leptothorax timidus Kempf, 1959: 420 . Paratypes: 2W, [ VENEZUELA], 23.x.1944, Hoboken NJ, #3908, on Cattleya pseudobulb, Hoboken, USNM 25380, 44-25380. One worker with disarticulated postpetiole and gaster. Junior primary homonym of Leptothorax convexus timida Santschi, 1912: 148 (now in Temnothorax ). Replacement name brimodus by Bolton, 1995: 236. Combination in Nesomyrmex by Bolton, 2003: 272.

Leptothorax tonsuratus Kempf, 1959: 412 . Paratypes: 1G, [ BRAZIL], R[io] de J[aneiro], P[or]to d[as] Caixas, iii.1928, O. Conde [leg.], Coll. Borgm. #3671. Gyne missing mesosoma, the others body parts are glued on the triangle. 1G, MEX [ICO], at Brownsv[ille] Tex., with orchids, Allen col., 10.xii.1956. Missing head. Combination in Nesomyrmex by Bolton, 2003: 272.

Leptothorax umbratilis W.M. Wheeler, 1921: 160 . Syntype: 1W, B.G.[ GUYANA], Penal Settlementm, near Bartica, 10.viii.1920, W.M. Wheeler [leg.], #542, in petiole Tachigalia sp., #MCZ[C] 22-9-04. Disarticulated head. Junior synonym of Nesomyrmex spininodis ( Mayr, 1887: 617) by Kempf, 1959: 427.

MZSP

Sao Paulo, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Loc

Nesomyrmex W.M. Wheeler, 1910: 259

Ulysséa, Mônica Antunes, Prado, Lívia P. & Brandão, Carlos Roberto F. 2015
2015
Loc

Leptothorax mirassolis

BOLTON, B. 2003: 272
DINIZ, J. L. M. 1975: 79
1975
Loc

Leptothorax itinerans

BOLTON, B. 2003: 272
KEMPF, W. W. 1959: 407
1959
Loc

Leptothorax pleuriticus

BOLTON, B. 2003: 272
KEMPF, W. W. 1959: 417
WHEELER, W. M. 1921: 158
1959
Loc

Leptothorax timidus

BOLTON, B. 2003: 272
BOLTON, B. 1995: 236
KEMPF, W. W. 1959: 420
SANTSCHI, F. 1912: 148
1959
Loc

Leptothorax tonsuratus

BOLTON, B. 2003: 272
KEMPF, W. W. 1959: 412
1959
Loc

Leptothorax brasiliensis

BOLTON, B. 2003: 272
KEMPF, W. W. 1958: 92
1958
Loc

Leptothorax rutilans

BOLTON, B. 2003: 272
KEMPF, W. W. 1958: 100
1958
Loc

Leptothorax argentinus

BOLTON, B. 2003: 272
SANTSCHI, F. 1922: 251
1922
Loc

Leptothorax umbratilis W.M. Wheeler, 1921: 160

KEMPF, W. W. 1959: 427
WHEELER, W. M. 1921: 160
MAYR, G. 1887: 617
1921
Loc

Leptothorax schwebeli

BOLTON, B. 2003: 272
FOREL, A. 1913: 216
1913
Loc

Nesomyrmex W.M. Wheeler, 1910: 259

WHEELER, W. M. 1910: 259
1910