Mycetomoellerius urichii (Forel, 1893)

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: 1221

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Mycetomoellerius urichii (Forel, 1893)


(35) Mycetomoellerius urichii (Forel, 1893)  

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Material examined. COLOMBIA: Cesar • 1 worker; Valledupar; 10°23′17″N, 073°14′11″W; alt. 250 m; Mar. 2011; Y. Dominguez leg.; UNAB GoogleMaps   .

Identification. Head square, as wide as long; mandibles subopaque smooth and sparsely punctuated at apex, in- distinctly denticulate at the terminal border; median pro- notal spines tuberculated; lateral pronotal spines slender and with small tubercles; mesonotum with four tubercu- lated spines; and propodeal spines robust and with small tubercles (Forel 1893; Fernández and Serna 2019).

Distribution. Mycetomoellerius urichii   is present in Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, the Lesser Antilles, Pa- nama, Suriname, Venezuela, and much of Brazil (Bahia, Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Santa Catarina, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Tocan- tins) ( Kempf 1972; Fernández and Sendoya 2004).


Colombia, Bogota, Universidad Nacional, Facultad de Agronomia


Universidad Nacional, Facultad de Agronomia