Brachymyrmex pictus

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Brachymyrmex pictus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmelachistini
Genus: Brachymyrmex
Species: B. pictus
Binomial name
Brachymyrmex pictus
Mayr, 1887

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana (type locality), Jamaica, Panama (type locality), Peru, Venezuela.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • pictus. Brachymyrmex pictus Mayr, 1887: 522 (w.q.) BRAZIL. Current subspecies: nominal plus balboae.
  • balboae. Brachymyrmex pictus subsp. balboae Wheeler, W.M. 1942: 253 (w.q.m.) PANAMA.
    • Junior synonym of pictus: Ortiz-Sepulveda et al., 2019: 79.
  • basalis. Brachymyrmex heeri var. basalis Wheeler, W.M. 1921f: 166 (w.) GUYANA.
    • Junior synonym of pictus: Ortiz-Sepulveda et al., 2019: 79.

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