Brachymyrmex bruchi

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Brachymyrmex bruchi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmelachistini
Genus: Brachymyrmex
Species: B. bruchi
Binomial name
Brachymyrmex bruchi
Forel, 1912

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Specimen Labels




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.

  • bruchi. Brachymyrmex bruchi Forel, 1912i: 64 (w.m.) ARGENTINA. Santschi, 1929d: 309 (q.). Senior synonym of rufipes: Quirán, et al. 2004: 279.
  • rufipes. Brachymyrmex bruchi var. rufipes Forel, 1912i: 65 (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of bruchi: Quirán, et al. 2004: 279.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 82, catalogue)
  • Forel, A. 1912j. Formicides néotropiques. Part VI. 5me sous-famille Camponotinae Forel. Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 59-92 (page 64, worker, male described)
  • Quiran, E. M.; Martínez, J. J.; Bachmann, A. O. 2004. The Neotropical genus Brachymyrmex Mayr, 1868 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Argentina. Redescription of the type species, B. patagonicus Mayr,1868; B. bruchi Forel, 1912 and B. oculatus Santschi, 1919. (page 273, Redescription of the type)
  • Santschi, F. 1929d. Nouvelles fourmis de la République Argentine et du Brésil. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 107: 273-316 (page 309, queen described)