Trachymyrmex saussurei

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Trachymyrmex saussurei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Trachymyrmex
Species: T. saussurei
Binomial name
Trachymyrmex saussurei
(Forel, 1885)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Belize, Mexico (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.

  • saussurei. Atta (Acromyrmex) tardigrada st. saussurei Forel, 1885a: 361 (w.) MEXICO. Combination in Atta (Trachymyrmex): Forel, 1893e: 601; in Trachymyrmex: Gallardo, 1916b: 242. Raised to species: Forel, 1893e: 601.



  • Forel, A. 1885a [1884]. Études myrmécologiques en 1884 avec une description des organes sensoriels des antennes. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 20: 316-380 (page 361, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1893h. Note sur les Attini. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 37: 586-607 (page 601, Combination in Atta (Trachymyrmex))
  • Forel, A. 1893h. Note sur les Attini. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 37: 586-607 (page 601, Raised to species)
  • Gallardo, A. 1916c. Notas acerca de la hormiga Trachymyrmex pruinosus Emery. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 28: 241-252 (page 242, Combination in Trachymyrmex)