Acromyrmex brunneus

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Acromyrmex brunneus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: A. brunneus
Binomial name
Acromyrmex brunneus
(Forel, 1912)

This species is parasitized by the inquiline Acromyrmex ameliae.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • brunneus. Atta (Acromyrmex) subterranea var. brunnea Forel, 1912e: 181 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL.
    • [First available use of Atta (Acromyrmex) coronata subsp. subterranea var. brunnea Forel, 1911c: 291; unavailable name.]
    • [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Atta brunnea Patton, 1894: 618 (now in Odontomachus) (Bolton, 1995b: 54).]
    • Combination in Acromyrmex: Luederwaldt, 1918: 39.
    • Subspecies of subterraneus: Luederwaldt, 1918: 39; Emery, 1924d: 350; Santschi, 1925a: 372; Borgmeier, 1927c: 135; Santschi, 1937f: 231 (in key); Santschi, 1939f: 166; Gonçalves, 1961: 167; Kempf, 1972a: 15; Bolton, 1995b: 54.
    • Junior synonym of subterraneus: Fernández, et al. 2015: 92.
    • Status as species: Forti et al., 2022: 8.