Acromyrmex lobicornis

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Acromyrmex lobicornis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: A. lobicornis
Binomial name
Acromyrmex lobicornis
(Emery, 1888)

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Paraguay, Uruguay.

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Acromyrmex lobicornis for further details




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

  • lobicornis. Atta (Acromyrmex) lobicornis Emery, 1888c: 358 (w.) BRAZIL. Emery, 1905c: 52 (q.m.). Combination in Acromyrmex: Bruch, 1914: 216. [Incorrectly recorded from Ivory Coast: Santschi, 1928f: 209.] Senior synonym of bucki, rufidens: Gonçalves, 1961: 148. Current subspecies: nominal plus cochlearis, ferrugineus, pencosensis, pruinosior.
  • bucki. Acromyrmex bucki Wasmann, 1931: 106 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of lobicornis: Gonçalves, 1961: 148.
  • rufidens. Acromyrmex lobicornis var. rufidens Santschi, 1933e: 120 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of lobicornis: Gonçalves, 1961: 148.



  • Bruch, C. 1914. Catálogo sistemático de los formícidos argentinos. Rev. Mus. La Plata 19: 211-234 (page 216, Combination in Acromyrmex)
  • Emery, C. 1888c [1887]. Formiche della provincia di Rio Grande do Sûl nel Brasile, raccolte dal dott. Hermann von Ihering. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 19: 352-366 (page 358, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1905f. Revisione delle specie del genere Atta appartenenti ai sottogeneri Moellerius e Acromyrmex. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (6)2:39-54 (page 52, queen, male described)
  • Gonçalves, C. R. 1961. O genero Acromyrmex no Brasil (Hym. Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 4: 113-180 (page 148, senior synonym of bucki and rufidens)