Megalomyrmex bituberculatus

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Megalomyrmex bituberculatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Megalomyrmex
Species: M. bituberculatus
Binomial name
Megalomyrmex bituberculatus
(Fabricius, 1798)

This taxon is considered to be unidentifiable and its identity is uncertain.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname (type locality), Trinidad and Tobago.

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.

  • bituberculatus. Formica bituberculata Fabricius, 1798: 280 (w.) SURINAM. Combination in Megalomyrmex: Emery, 1890b: 47. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Megalomyrmex: Brandão, 1990: 413.



  • Brandão, C. R. F. 1990b. Systematic revision of the Neotropical ant genus Megalomyrmex Forel (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae), with the description of thirteen new species. Arq. Zool. (São Paulo) 31: 411-481 (page 413, see also (species inquirenda))
  • Emery, C. 1890c. Studii sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 22: 38-80 (page 47, Combination in Megalomyrmex)
  • Fabricius, J. C. 1798. Supplementum entomologiae systematicae. Hafniae [= Copenhagen]: Proft and Storch, 572 pp. (page 280, worker described)