Acromyrmex landolti

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Acromyrmex landolti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: A. landolti
Binomial name
Acromyrmex landolti
(Forel, 1885)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia (type locality), Venezuela.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • landolti. Atta (Acromyrmex) landolti Forel, 1885a: 357 (w.) COLOMBIA. Forel, 1911c: 293 (q.). Combination in Atta (Moellerius): Forel, 1893e: 589; in Acromyrmex (Moellerius): Mann, 1916: 453. Senior synonym of senex: Gonçalves, 1961: 120; of cloosae, planorum: Fowler, 1988: 288. Current subspecies: nominal plus myersi.
  • cloosae. Atta (Moellerius) landolti r. cloosae Forel, 1912e: 179 (w.) COLOMBIA. Combination in Acromyrmex (Moellerius): Emery, 1924d: 351. Junior synonym of landolti: Fowler, 1988: 288.
  • senex. Acromyrmex (Moellerius) balzani var. senex Santschi, 1925b: 19 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of landolti: Gonçalves, 1961: 120.
  • planorum. Acromyrmex (Moellerius) balzani subsp. planorum Weber, 1937: 409 (w.) VENEZUELA. Subspecies of landolti: Kempf, 1972a: 16. Junior synonym of landolti: Fowler, 1988: 288.



  • Forel, A. 1885a [1884]. Études myrmécologiques en 1884 avec une description des organes sensoriels des antennes. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 20: 316-380 (page 357, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1893h. Note sur les Attini. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 37: 586-607 (page 589, Combination in Atta (Moellerius))
  • Forel, A. 1911e. Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.). Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1911: 285-312 (page 293, queen described)
  • Fowler, H. G. 1988b. Taxa of the neotropical grass-cutting ants, Acromyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Attini). Científica (Jaboticabal) 16: 281-295 (page 288, senior synonym of cloosae and planorum)
  • Gonçalves, C. R. 1961. O genero Acromyrmex no Brasil (Hym. Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 4: 113-180 (page 120, senior synonym of senex)
  • Lapointe, S. L., Serrano, M. S., and Jones, P. G. 1998. Microgeographic and vertical distribution of Acromyrmex landolti (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) nests in a Neotropical savana. Environ. Entomol. 27(3): 636–641.
  • Mann, W. M. 1916. The Stanford Expedition to Brazil, 1911, John C. Branner, Director. The ants of Brazil. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 60: 399-490 (page 453, Combination in Acromyrmex (Moellerius))