Taxonomy and distribution of Tapinoma ants (Formicidae: Dolichoderinae) in Colombia

Abstract

The species of the genus Tapinoma are reviewed for the first time in Colombia. Four species are recognized, T. litorale, T. melanocephalum and T. ramulorum are recorded and described, as well one undescribed species. A taxonomic key based on the workers, images and distribution maps are provided.

Authors

  • Emira I. García-Avendaño Universidad del Magdalena
  • Roberto J. Guerrero Universidad del Magdalena

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Published
2018-12-31
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How to Cite
García-Avendaño, E., & Guerrero, R. (2018). Taxonomy and distribution of Tapinoma ants (Formicidae: Dolichoderinae) in Colombia. Revista Colombiana De Entomología, 44(2), 223-237. https://doi.org/10.25100/socolen.v44i2.7324
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Basic / Research paper