Checklist of Cheliomyrmex species

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Cheliomyrmex morosus
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Species Richness
Valid Species 4
Invalid Species 3
Fossils 0
Countries Occupied 13
Year Described 1870
First Species Described 1859
Last Species Described 1921


The following species and subspecies belong to the genus Cheliomyrmex. Synonyms are listed under their senior names. For valid names only see Cheliomyrmex species and for distribution information see Cheliomyrmex species by Country.


andicola Emery, 1894 (Brazil, Colombia, Peru)
   • Eciton morosum ursinum Emery, 1901

audax Santschi, 1921 (Colombia, Ecuador)


megalonyx Wheeler, W.M., 1921 (French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela)
morosus (Smith, F., 1859) (Belize, Colombia, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Suriname)
   • Cheliomyrmex nortoni Mayr, 1870
   • Eciton morosum payarum Forel, 1899