Acromyrmex santschii

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



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • santschii. Atta (Acromyrmex) aspersa var. santschii Forel, 1912e: 182 (w.) COLOMBIA.
    • Fernández, et al. 2015: 88 (q.m.).
    • Combination in Acromyrmex: Emery, 1924d: 348.
    • Subspecies of aspersus: Emery, 1924d: 348.
    • Subspecies of rugosus: Santschi, 1925a: 379; Kempf, 1972a: 14; Bolton, 1995b: 57.
    • Status as species: Fernández, et al. 2015: 87 (redescription); Fernández & Serna, 2019: 834.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 57, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 348, Combination in Acromyrmex)
  • Forel, A. 1912f. Formicides néotropiques. Part II. 3me sous-famille Myrmicinae Lep. (Attini, Dacetii, Cryptocerini). Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 19: 179-209 (page 182, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1925a. Revision du genre Acromyrmex Mayr. Rev. Suisse Zool. 31: 355-398 (page 379, variety of rugosus)