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Species Myrmex egregius

Myrmex egregius (Casey) - Myrmex egregius Myrmex ulkei? - Myrmex egregius
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Curculionoidea (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Family Curculionidae (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Curculioninae
Tribe Otidocephalini (Antlike Weevils)
Genus Myrmex
Species egregius (Myrmex egregius)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Myrmex egregius (Casey)
Orig. Comb: Otidocephalus egregius Casey 1892
AZ (1)
Type Locality: Cochise, Arizona
See Also
very similar to M. arizonicus which is found on mistletoes but the femoral tooth is larger in M. egregius (the largest I have seen in the genus) and the eyes are larger and closer together. (comment by Robert Anderson, 19 January, 2015)
- Range: CA-AZ, w. TX
Myrmex arizonicus (Schaeffer)
Det. C. W. O'Brien, 2010
Print References
Casey, T.L. 1892. Coleopterological Notices. IV. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 6: 359–712.
Internet References
Type Info - Smithsonian