Acromyrmex octospinosus ekchuah

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Acromyrmex octospinosus ekchuah
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: A. octospinosus
Subspecies: A. octospinosus ekchuah
Trinomial name
Acromyrmex octospinosus ekchuah
Wheeler, W.M., 1937



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Mexico (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.

  • ekchuah. Acromyrmex octospinosus subsp. ekchuah Wheeler, W.M. 1937c: 73 (s.) MEXICO (Yucatan).
    • Subspecies of octospinosus: Wheeler, W.M. 1938: 252 (footnote); Kempf, 1972a: 14; Bolton, 1995b: 55.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 55, catalogue)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1937c. Mosaics and other anomalies among ants. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 95 pp. (page 73, soldier described)