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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Acalama
Smith, M.R., 1949
Type species
Acalama donisthorpei (junior synonym of Gauromyrmex acanthinus)

Gauromyrmex acanthinus casent0172781 profile 1.jpg

Gauromyrmex acanthinus casent0172781 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels

This genus is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Gauromyrmex.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • ACALAMA [junior synonym of Gauromyrmex]
    • Acalama Smith, M.R. 1949a: 206. Type-species: Acalama donisthorpei (junior synonym of Solenomyrma acanthina), by original designation.
    • Acalama junior synonym of Gauromyrmex: Brown, 1953c: 10.