Perissomyrmex snyderi Smith, 1947



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1947 or before

Rediscovered in December 1991





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Smith, M. R. (1947). A new genus and species of ant from Guatemala (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). J. New York Ent. Soc. 55: 281-284.


Other references:

Bolton, B. (1981). A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region. Bull. Br. Mus. Nat. Hist. (Ent.) 43: 245-307.

Longino, J. T. and Hartley, D. A. (1994). Perissomyrmex snyderi (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) is Native to Central America and Exhibits Worker Polymorphism. Psyche 101(3-4): 195-202.


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