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  • Entomology 22428 MCZ Entomology
  • Brachymyrmex cavernicola
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Syntype of Brachymyrmex cavernicola
  • Balaam Cauche Cave, Chichen Itza
  • North America: Mexico: Yucatan
  • 13.VI.36 (1936-06-13)
Identifications
Brachymyrmex cavernicola Wheeler, W.M., 1938
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Plagiolepidini Brachymyrmex cavernicola
Identified by William Morton Wheeler on 1938-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
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Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: Mexico
State/Province: Yucatan
Specific Locality: Balaam Cauche Cave, Chichen Itza
Verbatim Locality: Balaam Cauche Cave, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 13.VI.36 (1936-06-13)
Collectors
Arthur Sperry Pearse
Identifiers
collector number: No. 17
type number: 22428
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) fair in collection 3
caste=worker
Remarks: M.C.Z. CoType 23-25 22428; Feb.-July 2002 MCZ Image Database
Microhabitat: under stone, near mouth
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