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Taxonomic revision of the ant genus Linepithema (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) (University of California Publications in Entomology) by Alexander L. Wild

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biology, Life Sciences,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Entomology,
  • Science / Biology,
  • Classification,
  • Linepithema

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7710063M
ISBN 100520098587
ISBN 109780520098589

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  About the Book. The Neotropical ant genus Linepithema is revised at the species level for the first time. Following extensive synonymy, nineteen species are recognized, including six new species. Taxonomic keys, diagnoses, illustrations, and discussions of the biology, distribution, natural history, and taxonomy are provided. : Taxonomic revision of the ant genus Linepithema (Hymenoptera (UC Publications in Entomology) (): Wild, Alexander L.: BooksCited by: Revises the Neotropical ant genus Linepithema at the species level. This work provides taxonomic keys, diagnoses, illustrations, and discussions of the biology, distribution, natural history, and taxonomy. The Argentine ant, Linepithema humile, is among the world’s most notorious, successful and well-studied invasive ant species. Linepithema humile is a nondescript, soft-bodied, small (– mm), dull light to dark brown ant with large inset eyes. The species is native to the Paraná River drainage in South America, which stretches across.

Taxonomic Revision of the Ant Genus Linepithema vii ABSTRACT The primarily Neotropical dolichoderine ant genus Linepithema is revised at the species level for the first time. Morphological and biogeographic data support the recognition of 19 species. The following taxonomic scheme is . Linepithema iniquum is primarily an arboreal ant. Thirteen nest records are from dead branches or dead wood inside living trees, four are from dead twigs or vines, two records are from the base of a bromeliad, one from a bamboo sheath, two from rotting wood on the ground, and nine nests intercepted in ports-of-entry around the world have been. Taxonomic revision of the ant genus Linepithema (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Alexander L Wild. Full text of "Taxonomic revision of the ant genus Linepithema (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)." See other formats.

Linepithema piliferum (Mayr, ) Linepithema piliferum is a species of ant in the genus Linepithema. Described by Mayr in , the species is endemic to South America. References This Dolichoderinae-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it Family: Formicidae. The genus is the fundamental identification unit in ants and most ants can be identified to genus with minimal difficulty (especially when compared with species-level identifications). Additionally, much of the current information about Australian ants is of a general nature and is applicable to most members of a . The uniquely dominant Australian ant genus Iridomyrmex has been estimated to contain about species, but a recent morphologically based revision of the genus (HETERICK & SHATTUCK, Taxonomic Revision of the Ant Genus Linepithema (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Wild, Alexander L. Revision of the Modified Mouthparts Species Group of Hawaiian Drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae): The Ceratostoma, Freycinetiae, Semifuscata, and Setiger Subgroups, and Unplaced SpeciesCited by: