Brachymyrmex melensis

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Brachymyrmex melensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Brachymyrmex giardi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmelachistini
Genus: Brachymyrmex
Species: Brachymyrmex melensis
Zolessi, Abenante & Gonzalez, 1978

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


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

  • melensis. Brachymyrmex melensis Zolessi, Abenante & Gonzalez, 1978: 26, figs. 3-22 (w.q.l.) URUGUAY.
    • Junior synonym of giardi: Ortiz-Sepulveda et al., 2019: 55.