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  • Entomology 22940 MCZ Entomology
  • Brachymyrmex giardi
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Valporiso
  • South America: Chile
  • [no date data] (1700-01-01 - 2013-12-31)
Identifications
Brachymyrmex giardi Emery, 1895
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Formicinae Plagiolepidini Brachymyrmex giardi
Identified by C. Mortiz on 2013-12-31
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Chile
Specific Locality: Valporiso
Verbatim Locality: Valporiso, Chile
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: [no date data] (1700-01-01 - 2013-12-31)
Collectors
Hoffmann
Identifiers
type number: 22940
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) fair in collection 1
caste=worker
Remarks: M.C.Z. Cotype 22940; B. giardi Det. C. Mortiz 2013; cotypes; In box labeled Brachymyrmex giardi var. chilensis Forel. The type ledger says it is Brachymyrmex patagonicus var. chilensis. The name chilensis is apparently unpublished, so these specimens are not syntypes. SPCover 2017.
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