Probolomyrmex petiolatus Weber

Agosti, D., 1995, A revision of the South American species of the ant genus Probolomyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Journal of the New York Entomological Society 102, pp. 429-434 : 433

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6281294

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6281294

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Probolomyrmex petiolatus Weber
status

 

Probolomyrmex petiolatus Weber   HNS

petiolatus Weber   HNS , 1940: 76. Holotype worker, Panama, Barro Colorado Island [specimen from BCI compared with the type checked by S. Cover].

FEMALE. HL 0.61, HW 0.42, SL 0.44, TL 0.90. CI 70, SI 104, Figures 7, 11 (1 examined).

WORKER. HL 0.51 - 0.64, HW 0.35 - 0.40, SL 0.31 - 0.41, TL 0.66 - 0.88, CI 63 - 69, SI 70, Figures 8, 12 (2 examined).

Comments. This species is easily recognized by the subpetiolar process. The new samples expand the known distribution range well into northern South America. Nothing is known of the biology of this species.

Material examined. 2 workers and 1 female, deposited in MCZ and USNM. PAN- AMA, Barro Colorado Island; leaf litter, forest floor; A. Newton. COLOMBIA, Meta , Quebrada Susamuko , 23 km NW Villavicencio , 1,000 m, leaf litter, March 5, 1972, J. Peck . VENEZUELA, T. F. Amazonia, Cerro de la Neblina , basecamp, 140 m, 0 ° 50 ' N 66 ° 10 ' W, 10 - 20 February 1985, flight intercept pan trap in rainforest, P. J. Spangler et al GoogleMaps .

MCZ

USA, Massachusetts, Cambridge, Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology

USNM

USA, Washington D.C., National Museum of Natural History, [formerly, United States National Museum]

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Probolomyrmex