Brachymyrmex bruchi

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Brachymyrmex bruchi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmelachistini
Genus: Brachymyrmex
Species: B. bruchi
Binomial name
Brachymyrmex bruchi
Forel, 1912

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: United States.
Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality), Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Paraguay, Uruguay.

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

  • bruchi. Brachymyrmex bruchi Forel, 1912i: 64 (w.m.) ARGENTINA.
    • Santschi, 1929d: 309 (q.).
    • Senior synonym of rufipes: Quirán, et al. 2004: 279.
    • Senior synonym of andinus, nitida: Ortiz-Sepulveda et al., 2019: 30.
  • andinus. Brachymyrmex levis var. andina Santschi, 1923b: 659 (w.) ARGENTINA.
    • Junior synonym of bruchi: Ortiz-Sepulveda et al., 2019: 30.
  • nitida. Brachymyrmex giardi var. nitida Santschi, 1922d: 261 (w.) CHILE.
    • Junior synonym of giardi: Snelling & Hunt, 1976: 114.
    • Junior synonym of bruchi: Ortiz-Sepulveda et al., 2019: 30.
  • rufipes. Brachymyrmex bruchi var. rufipes Forel, 1912i: 65 (w.) ARGENTINA.
    • Junior synonym of bruchi: Quirán, et al. 2004: 279; Ortiz-Sepulveda et al., 2019: 30.