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Mycetophylax asper Mayr, 1887

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered

 

Distribution

Santa Catarina, Brazil

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Mayr, G. L. (1887). Südamerikanische Formiciden. Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien. 37: 511-632.

 

Other references:

Sosa-Calvo, J., Ješovnik, A., Vasconcelos, H. L., Bacci, M. Jr. and Schultz, T. R. (2017). Rediscovery of the enigmatic fungus-farming ant "Mycetosoritis" asper Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Implications for taxonomy, phylogeny, and the evolution of agriculture in ants. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0176498.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/22379/mycetophylax-asper

 

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