Megalomyrmex brasiliensis

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Megalomyrmex brasiliensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Megalomyrmex silvestrii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Megalomyrmex
Species: Megalomyrmex brasiliensis
Borgmeier, 1930

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Megalomyrmex silvestrii.

Nomenclature

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

  • brasiliensis. Megalomyrmex (Wheelerimyrmex) brasiliensis Borgmeier, 1930: 34, pl. 5, figs. 33, 35 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of silvestrii: Kempf & Brown, 1968: 97.

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