Nesomyrmex antoniensis

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Nesomyrmex antoniensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Nesomyrmex
Species: N. antoniensis
Binomial name
Nesomyrmex antoniensis
(Forel, 1912)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia (type locality), Venezuela.

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.

  • antoniensis. Leptothorax asper var. antoniensis Forel, 1912g: 18 (w.) COLOMBIA. Junior synonym of tristani: Kempf, 1959c: 415. Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Longino, 2006b: 136.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Type Material

Longino (2007) - Syntype workers. Columbia, San Antonio, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (Forel).


  • Longino, J.T. 2006. New species and nomenclatural changes for the Costa Rican ant fauna (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecologische Nachrichten 8, 131–143.