Pogonomyrmex brevibarbis silvestrii

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Pogonomyrmex brevibarbis silvestrii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Pogonomyrmecini
Genus: Pogonomyrmex
Species group: brevibarbis
Species: P. brevibarbis
Subspecies: P. brevibarbis silvestrii
Trinomial name
Pogonomyrmex brevibarbis silvestrii
Emery, 1906



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

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.

  • silvestrii. Pogonomyrmex silvestrii Emery, 1906c: 159, fig. 22 (w.) ARGENTINA. Senior synonym of longiceps: Kusnezov, 1951a: 250. Currently subspecies of brevibarbis: Kusnezov, 1951a: 250.
  • longiceps. Pogonomyrmex brevibarbis st. longiceps Santschi, 1917f: 277 (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of silvestrii: Kusnezov, 1951a: 250.



  • Emery, C. 1906c [1905]. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XXVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 37: 107-194 (page 159, fig. 22 worker described)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1951e. El género Pogonomyrmex Mayr (Hym., Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 11: 227-333 (page 250, Subspecies of brevibarbis, and senior synonym of longiceps)