Trachymyrmex urichii

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Trachymyrmex urichii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Trachymyrmex
Species: T. urichii
Binomial name
Trachymyrmex urichii
(Forel, 1893)

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago (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.

  • urichii. Atta (Trachymyrmex) urichii Forel, 1893e: 601 (w.m.) TRINIDAD. Emery, 1894c: 222 (q.). Combination in Trachymyrmex: Gallardo, 1916b: 242; Wheeler, W.M. 1916d: 325. Senior synonym of fusca, marthae, panamensis, radicis: Weber, 1958b: 53.
  • fusca. Atta (Trachymyrmex) urichi subsp. fusca Emery, 1894c: 222 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of urichii: Weber, 1958b: 53.
  • marthae. Atta (Trachymyrmex) urichii r. marthae Forel, 1912e: 183 (w.q.) COLOMBIA. Junior synonym of urichii: Weber, 1958b: 53.
  • panamensis. Trachymyrmex urichi subsp. panamensis Wheeler, W.M. 1925a: 38 (w.) PANAMA. Junior synonym of urichii: Weber, 1958b: 53.
  • radicis. Trachymyrmex urichi subsp. radicis Weber, 1938b: 197 (w.) TRINIDAD. Junior synonym of urichii: Weber, 1958b: 53.



  • Emery, C. 1894d. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. VI-XVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 26: 137-241 (page 222, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1893h. Note sur les Attini. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 37: 586-607 (page 601, worker, male described)
  • Gallardo, A. 1916c. Notas acerca de la hormiga Trachymyrmex pruinosus Emery. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 28: 241-252 (page 242, Combination in Trachymyrmex)
  • Weber, N. A. 1958b. Nomenclatural changes in Trachymyrmex (Hym.: Formicidae). Entomol. News 69: 49-55 (page 53, senior synonym of fusca, marthae, panamensis and radicis)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1916f. Ants collected in Trinidad by Professor Roland Thaxter, Mr. F. W. Urich, and others. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 60: 323-330 (page 325, Combination in Trachymyrmex)