Adelomyrmex brevispinosus

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Adelomyrmex brevispinosus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Adelomyrmex tristani)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Adelomyrmex
Species: Adelomyrmex brevispinosus
Fernández, 2003

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Adelomyrmex tristani.


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

  • brevispinosus. Adelomyrmex brevispinosus Fernández, in Fernández & Mackay, 2003: 596, figs. 1-3 (w.) COSTA RICA. Junior synonym of tristani: Longino, 2012: 32. See also: Fernández, 2003b: 15.


  • Fernández, F. 2003b. Revision of the myrmicine ants of the Adelomyrmex genus-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 361: 1-52 (page 15, see also)
  • Fernández, F.; Mackay, W. P. 2003. Myrmicine ants of the Adelomyrmex laevigatus species complex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 41: 593-604 (page 596, figs. 1-3, Map 1 worker described)
  • Longino, J.T. 2012. A review of the ant genus Adelomyrmex Emery 1897 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in Central America. Zootaxa 3456, 1–35.