Nylanderia braueri

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Nylanderia braueri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Nylanderia
Species: N. braueri
Binomial name
Nylanderia braueri
(Mayr, 1868)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (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.

  • braueri. Prenolepis braueri Mayr, 1868a: 49 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Pr. (Nylanderia): Forel, 1908b: 64; in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925b: 221; in Nylanderia: LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010a: 127. Current subspecies: nominal plus donisthorpei.

Type Material



  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 221, Combination in Paratrechina (Nylanderia))
  • Forel, A. 1908c. Fourmis de Costa-Rica récoltées par M. Paul Biolley. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 44: 35-72 (page 64, Combination in Prenolepis (Nylanderia))
  • Mayr, G. 1868a. [Untitled. Introduced by: "Bei dieser Termiten-Art fanden sich Ameisen vor, welche ich meinem Freunde Dr. Mayr zur Untersuchung übergab. Dr. Mayr erkannte sie als neue Art, und sendet mir folgende Beschreibung derselben: Prenolepis brauer (page 49, worker described)