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  • Entomology 519763 MCZ Entomology
  • Tapinoma melanocephalum
  • whole animal (pointed)
  • Culebra Island
  • Central America: United States: Puerto Rico: Greater Antilles: Puerto Rico
  • [date unknown] (1901-01-01 - 1937-03-01)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Tapinoma melanocephalum (Fabricius, 1793)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Tapinoma melanocephalum
Identified by Stefan P. Cover on 2003-01-01
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Central America
Country: United States
State/Province: Puerto Rico
Island Group: Greater Antilles
Island: Puerto Rico
Specific Locality: Culebra Island
Verbatim Locality: Culebra I. W. M. Wheeler.; Tapinoma melanocephalum det. SPCover 03
Locality Remarks: Culebra Municipality
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 18.318° -65.297° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 6 km
David Lubertazzi; 2015-11-12; Source: Google Earth
Collecting Date: [date unknown] (1901-01-01 - 1937-03-01)
William Morton Wheeler
David Lubertazzi
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good in collection 28
caste=worker determined by=David Lubertazzi