Brachymyrmex aphidicola

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Brachymyrmex aphidicola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmelachistini
Genus: Brachymyrmex
Species: B. aphidicola
Binomial name
Brachymyrmex aphidicola
Forel, 1909

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Brazil, Greater Antilles, Paraguay (type locality).

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • aphidicola. Brachymyrmex heeri var. aphidicola Forel, 1909a: 263 (w.) PARAGUAY. Forel, 1912i: 62 (q.). Raised to species and senior synonym of fallax: Wild, 2007b: 43.
  • fallax. Brachymyrmex heeri var. fallax Santschi, 1923b: 665, fig. 29 (w.) PARAGUAY. Santschi, 1925e: 168 (q.). Junior synonym of aphidicola: Wild, 2007b: 43.

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