Hylomyrma columbica

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Hylomyrma columbica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Pogonomyrmecini
Genus: Hylomyrma
Species: H. columbica
Binomial name
Hylomyrma columbica
(Forel, 1912)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia (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.

  • columbica. Pogonomyrmex (Hylomyrma) columbicus Forel, 1912g: 16 (w.) COLOMBIA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1960b: 4 (l.). Combination in Hylomyrma: Kempf, 1973b: 234.



  • Forel, A. 1912h. Formicides néotropiques. Part IV. 3me sous-famille Myrmicinae Lep. (suite). Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 1-32 (page 16, worker described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1973b. A revision of the Neotropical myrmicine ant genus Hylomyrma Forel (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 16: 225-260 (page 234, Combination in Hylomyrma)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1960b. Supplementary studies on the larvae of the Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 62: 1-32 (page 4, larva described)