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  • Entomology 21695 MCZ Entomology
  • Myrmecocystus mimicus
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Paralectotype of Myrmecocystus melliger lomaensis
    Syntype of Myrmecocystus melliger lomaensis
  • Point Loma
  • North America: United States: California: San Diego
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1908-12-31)
Identifications
Myrmecocystus mimicus Wheeler, W.M., 1908
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Lasiini Myrmecocystus mimicus
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: type ID
Myrmecocystus mimicus Wheeler, W.M., 1908
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Lasiini Myrmecocystus mimicus
Identified by Roy R. Snelling
Nature of ID: expert ID
Myrmecocystus melliger lomaensis Wheeler, 1912
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Lasiini Myrmecocystus melliger lomaensis
Identified by Roy R. Snelling on 1975-12-31
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Verbatim: Lectoparatype Myrmecocystus melliger lomaensis Wheeler By: RRSnelling 1975
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A revision of the honey ants, genus Myrmecocystus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
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A revision of the honey ants, genus Myrmecocystus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: California
County: San Diego
Specific Locality: Point Loma
Verbatim Locality: Pt. Loma; S. Diego, Cala.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1908-12-31)
Collectors
Percy Leonard
Identifiers
type number: 21695
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) unknown in collection 3
caste=worker determined date=2015-02-04 determined by=Patrick McCormack
Remarks: Paralectotype Type A. M. N. H.
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MCZ Entomology Diptera 017197-023313, pg.77

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MCZ Entomology Diptera 017197-023313, pg.77