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Phormictopus bistriatus

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Type Locality : Santiago de Cuba, Oasis de Baconao


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Hitherto the genus Phormictopus POCOCK, 1901 consisted of 14 species and 2 subspecies of which 5 were reported from South America. This article reduces the species number to 12. Five new species are decribed, 4 new synonyms declared, 3 nomina dubia (missing types), and 3 of the former species belong to other genera (now status “incertae sedis”). The distribution of the genus Phormictopus is restricted to the Greater Antilles.
Arthropoda 15(4): 2-51

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