Myrmelachista mayri

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Myrmelachista mayri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmelachistini
Genus: Myrmelachista
Species: M. mayri
Binomial name
Myrmelachista mayri
Forel, 1886

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Chile (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.

  • mayri. Myrmelachista (Decamera) mayri Forel, 1886f: 214 (q.) CHILE. Combination in M. (Hincksidris): Kempf, 1972a: 149. Senior synonym of monticola: Snelling & Hunt, 1976: 113.
  • monticola. Myrmelachista mayri var. monticola Mayr, 1887: 526 (w.) CHILE. Junior synonym of mayri: Snelling & Hunt, 1976: 113.



  • Forel, A. 1886h. Études myrmécologiques en 1886. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 30: 131-215 (page 214, queen described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 149, Combination in M. (Hincksidris))
  • Snelling, R. R.; Hunt, J. H. 1975. The ants of Chile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Chil. Entomol. 9: 63-129 (page 113, Senior synonym of monticola)