Brachymyrmex degener niger

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

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • niger. Brachymyrmex admotus r. niger Forel, 1912i: 62 (w.) BRAZIL. [Brachymyrmex admotus r. niger Forel, 1908e: 63. Nomen nudum.] Currently subspecies of degener: Santschi, 1923b: 671.

Description

References

  • 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 62, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1923b. Revue des fourmis du genre Brachymyrmex Mayr. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 31: 650-678 (page 671, subspecies of degener)