Adetomyrma bressleri

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Formicoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Formicoidea

Familia: Formicidae
Subfamilia: Amblyoponinae
Genus: Adetomyrma
Species: Adetomyrma bressleri

Name[edit]

Adetomyrma bressleri Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012: 12, figs 7, 9, 13, 30, 39, 48, 57, 65, 73, 74, 81

Holotype: CASC CASENT0205995, BLF26111, worker.
Type locality: MADAGASCAR, Antsiranana, Parc National Montagne d'Ambre, 12° 30.83´ S, 49° 10.67´ E, 984 m alt., montane rainforest, ground nest, 2.iii.2011, B.L.Fisher et al. leg.
Paratypes. 4 workers: CASENT0205996 [BMNH], CASENT0205997 [MHNG], CASENT0205998 [MCZC], CASENT0205999 [NHMB], with same data as holotype; 1 male, CASENT0205990, BLF26044: MADAGASCAR, Antsiranana, Parc National Montagne d'Ambre, 12° 0.83´ S, 49° 10.67´ E, 984 m alt., montane rainforest, Malaise trap, 23–24.ii.2011, B.L. Fisher et al. leg. [CASC]
Etymology. The specific epithet is a patronymic referring to Dr. Barry Lee Bressler, retired physicist, former adjunct professor of physics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and amateur naturalist, in recognition of his interest in myrmecology and his support for research on ants. The species epithet is treated as a noun in apposition, and thus invariant.

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