Acromyrmex rugosus rochai

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Acromyrmex rugosus rochai
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: A. rugosus
Subspecies: A. rugosus rochai
Trinomial name
Acromyrmex rugosus rochai
(Forel, 1904)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

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.

  • rochai. Atta (Acromyrmex) rugosus var. rochai Forel, 1904c: 34 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Acromyrmex: Santschi, 1925a: 379. Junior synonym of aspersus: Emery, 1905c: 48. Revived from synonymy as subspecies of rugosus: Santschi, 1925a: 379. Senior synonym of navarroi: Gonçalves, 1961: 162. Currently subspecies of rugosus: Gonçalves, 1961: 162.
  • navarroi. Acromyrmex rugosus var. navarroi Borgmeier, 1937b: 249 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of rochai: Gonçalves, 1961: 162.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 56, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1905f. Revisione delle specie del genere Atta appartenenti ai sottogeneri Moellerius e Acromyrmex. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (6)2:39-54 (page 48, junior synonym of aspersus)
  • Forel, A. 1904d. Miscellanea myrmécologiques. Rev. Suisse Zool. 12: 1-52 (page 34, worker described)
  • Gonçalves, C. R. 1961. O genero Acromyrmex no Brasil (Hym. Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 4: 113-180 (page 162, subspecies of rugosus, and senior synnonym of navarroi)
  • Santschi, F. 1925a. Revision du genre Acromyrmex Mayr. Rev. Suisse Zool. 31: 355-398 (page 379, Combination in Acromyrmex)
  • Santschi, F. 1925a. Revision du genre Acromyrmex Mayr. Rev. Suisse Zool. 31: 355-398 (page 379, revived from synonymy as variety of rugosus)