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Lista comentada de las hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) del norte de México

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2010
Authors:C. E. Alatorre-Bracamontes, Vásquez-Bolaños M.
Date Published:Fecha de Publica

*[An annotated checklist of the ants of northern Mexico is presented based on material collected by NTP-80 traps in 43 localities during June & October of 2005, & literature records from the region. The list includes 290 species belonging to 57 genera in 9 subfamilies. The state with the high number of species is Baja California, with 161 known species. Ten species are reported for the first time in Mexico: Aphaenogaster huachucana crinimera Cole, 1953; Crematogaster cerasi (Fitch, 1854); Dorymyrmex bureni (Trager, 1988); D. elegans (Trager, 1988); D. flavopectus Smith, 1944; D. lipan Snelling, 1995; Myrmecocystus hammettensis Cole, 1938; Pheidole desertorum Wheeler, 1906; P. nuculiceps Wheeler, 1908, & P. soritis Wheeler, 1908. Table 2 lists species in the CZUG collection, including collections from NTP-80 traps in 43 localities during June & October of 2005. Table 3 lists the 35 species reported as new state records for Baja California, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Sonora, & Tamaulipas. Appendix 1 list morphospecies in the CZUG collection.]

Alternate Journal:Dugesiana
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