Myrmicocrypta urichi Weber, 1937

Mera-Rodríguez, Daniela, Serna, Francisco, Sosa-Calvo, Jeffrey, Lattke, John & Rabeling, Christian, 2020, A checklist of the non-leaf-cutting fungus-growing ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Colombia, with new biogeographic records, Check List 16 (5), pp. 1205-1227: 1217-1219

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http://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.5.1205

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4338314

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Myrmicocrypta urichi Weber, 1937
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Material examined. COLOMBIA: Antioquia • 1 work- er; Santafé de Antioquia; 06°33′41″N, 075°49′54″W; alt. 600 m; Nov. 2017; D. Mera-Rodríguez leg.; UNAB 4758 GoogleMaps   ; Caquetá • 12 workers; Florencia; 01°30′9.99″N, 075°36′ 23″W; alt. 250 m; 28 Sep. 2016; UNAB members leg.; UNAB 4358 GoogleMaps   ; Caquetá • 12 workers; Florencia; 01°37′ 11″N, 075°36′14″W; alt. 300 m; 31 Mar. 2016; F. Ser- na leg.; UNAB 4358 GoogleMaps   ; Caquetá • 3 workers; Florencia; 01°25′34″N, 075°30′59″W; alt. 267 m; Sep. 2017; D. Mera- Rodríguez leg.; UNAB 4758 GoogleMaps   ; Caquetá • 15 workers; Flor- encia; 01°30′4″N, 075°39′42″W; alt. 280 m; Sep. 2017; UNAB members leg.; UNAB 4758 GoogleMaps   ; Caquetá • 6 work- ers; Florencia; 01°25′34″N, 075°30′59″W; alt. 267 m; Sep. 2017; D. Cubillosleg.; UNAB 4758 GoogleMaps   ; Caquetá • 17 workers; Florencia; 01°30′4″N, 075°39′42″W; alt. 280 m; Sep. 2017; UNABmembers leg.; UNAB 4758 GoogleMaps   ; Caquetá • 25 workers; Florencia; 01°30′4″N, 075°39′42″W; alt. 280 m; Sep. 2017; D. Pantoja leg.; UNAB 4758 GoogleMaps   ; Caquetá • 18 workers; Flor- encia; 01°25′34″N, 075°30′59″W; alt. 267 m; Sep. 2017; F. Serna, D. Cubillosleg.; UNAB 4758 GoogleMaps   ; Caquetá • 3 workers; Florencia; 01°30′4″N, 075°39′42″W; alt. 280 m; Sep. 2017; F. Serna, D. CubillosLeg.; UNAB 4758 GoogleMaps   ; Caquetá • 9 workers; Florencia; 01°25′34″N, 075°30′59″W; alt. 267 m; Sep. 2017; D. Mera-Rodríguez leg.; UNAB 4758 GoogleMaps   ; Caquetá • 6 workers; Florencia; 01°30′4″N, 075°39′42″W; alt. 280 m; Sep. 2017; D. Mera-Rodríguez leg.; UNAB 4758 GoogleMaps   .

Identification. Dark brown ants; body covered by scales; apical mandibular tooth in anterior view as long as preapical tooth; clypeus, front and frontal lobes densely covered with scales; postpetiole in dorsal view shaped as longitudinal half of an ellipse; and postpetiole 2.5× broader than long ( Sosa-Calvo 2015).

Distribution. Myrmicocrypta urichi   occurs in Colombia, the Lesser Antilles, and Venezuela ( Kempf 1972; Sosa-Calvo 2015).

UNAB

Colombia, Bogota, Universidad Nacional, Facultad de Agronomia

UNAB

Universidad Nacional, Facultad de Agronomia