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Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo)

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Abstract

BRANDAO, Carlos Roberto F.; ESTEVES, Flávia A.  and  PRADO, Lívia P.. A catalogue of the Pseudomyrmecinae ants type specimens (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) deposited in the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. Pap. Avulsos Zool. (São Paulo) [online]. 2010, vol.50, n.45, pp. 693-699. ISSN 0031-1049.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0031-10492010004500001.

This catalogue lists the type specimens of 37 species of Pseudomyrmecinae ants deposited in the Hymenoptera Formicidae collection of the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, which holds types of the only two genera that occur in the Neotropics, Pseudomyrmex Lund and Myrcidris Ward. We record the label information, condition of the specimens, nomenclatural changes, type status, and provide an index of the listed taxa.

Keywords : Hymenoptera; Formicidae; Ants; Types; MZUSP; Pseudomyrmecinae; Myrcidris; Pseudomyrmex.

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