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Pseudomyrmex gracilis
(Formicidae)

 
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Taxonomy & nomenclature

Pseudomyrmex gracilis information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Pseudomyrmex gracilis, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

Pseudomyrmex gracilis (Fabricius, 1804) taxonomy from ITIS
ITIS, the Integrated Taxonomic Information System, lists taxonomic data for Pseudomyrmex gracilis and allows searches of other databases.


Identification

Pseudomyrmex gracilis SEM image
This SEM (scanning electron microscope) image of the Mexican ant is a frontal head view.


Prevention

Change in Quarantine Action Policy for Ants Intercepted from Commodities Destined to the State of Hawaii
A policy change regarding quarantine action for ants intercepted from commodities in Hawaii is detailed here. The revised policy went into effect 10 April 2002.


Images

Pseudomyrmex gracilis images (Starr)
Images of Pseudomyrmex gracilis (Formicidae) (Mexican ant are provided by from Forest and Kim Starr.

Pseudomyrmex gracilis images from AntWeb
This AntWeb site allows comparisons of close-up images of individuals within the species Pseudomyrmex gracilis.

Pseudomyrmex gracilis SEM image
This SEM (scanning electron microscope) image of the Mexican ant is a frontal head view.

Pseudomyrmex gracilis, Mexican twig ant photos
Prize winning photographs show twig ants in nature.


Distribution

Ants on non-native neotropical ant-acacias (Fabales: Fabaceae) in Florida
Pseudomyrmex gracilis was found inhabiting an ant-acacia's hollow thorns, reconstituting in an exotic locale a facultative symbiosis evolved in the Neotropics.

Pseudomyrmex gracilis distribution map
This interactive global map from Discover Life shows collection information for Pseudomyrmex gracilis from Florida Atlantic University.

New arthropod records from Kahoolawe (Bishop Museum Occasional Papers, 2004) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
New island records of a variety of arthropods collected on Kahoolawe are reported here.


Full-text articles

The role of opportunity in the unintentional introduction of nonnative ants (Proceedings National Academy of Science)
The authors study ant species unintentionally transported into the US and relate opportunity and species-level ecological attributes to the probability of establishment.


Discussion forums

Pacific Ant Group e-mail list (PAG-L@HAWAII.EDU)
The Pacific Ant Group discussion forum facilitates communication toward preventing establishment of Red Imported fire ant and other invasive ants on Pacific islands.


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