Nesomyrmex clavipilis

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Nesomyrmex clavipilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Nesomyrmex
Species: N. clavipilis
Binomial name
Nesomyrmex clavipilis
Wheeler, W.M., 1910



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil, Grenada.

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.

  • clavipilis. Nesomyrmex clavipilis Wheeler, W.M. 1910a: 259, fig. 1 (q.) WEST INDIES. Combination in Leptothorax (Goniothorax): Emery, 1924d: 250; in Leptothorax (Nesomyrmex): Kempf, 1959c: 429; in Nesomyrmex: Bolton, 2003: 272.



  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 272, Combination revived in Nesomyrmex)
  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 250, Combination in Leptothorax (Goniothorax))
  • Kempf, W. W. 1959d. A synopsis of the New World species belonging to the Nesomyrmex-group of the ant genus Leptothorax Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 391-432 (page 429, Combination in Leptothorax (Nesomyrmex))
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1910d. Three new genera of myrmicine ants from tropical America. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 28: 259-265 PDF