Brachymyrmex australis

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Brachymyrmex australis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmelachistini
Genus: Brachymyrmex
Species: B. australis
Binomial name
Brachymyrmex australis
Forel, 1901

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Malagasy Region: Mauritius.
Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality), Bahamas, Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • australis. Brachymyrmex minutus r. australis Forel, 1901d: 302 (w.) BRAZIL.
    • Status as species: Santschi, 1922d: 260.
    • See also: Santschi, 1923b: 662.
    • Senior synonym of curta, longicornis: Ortiz-Sepulveda et al., 2019: 22.
  • curta. Brachymyrmex australis var. curta Santschi, 1922d: 260 (q.m.) ARGENTINA.
    • [Also described as new by Santschi, 1923b: 663.]
    • Junior synonym of australis: Ortiz-Sepulveda et al., 2019: 22.
  • longicornis. Brachymyrmex longicornis Forel, 1907e: 9 (w.) BRAZIL. Forel, 1912i: 62 (q.).
    • Junior synonym of australis: Ortiz-Sepulveda et al., 2019: 22.