Myrmelachista bambusarum

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Myrmelachista bambusarum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmelachistini
Genus: Myrmelachista
Species: M. bambusarum
Binomial name
Myrmelachista bambusarum
Forel, 1903

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Paraguay.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • bambusarum. Myrmelachista bambusarum Forel, 1903c: 264 (diagnosis in key) (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in M. (Decamera): Forel, 1912i: 59; in M. (Hincksidris): Kempf, 1972a: 148.



  • Forel, A. 1903e. Mélanges entomologiques, biologiques et autres. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 47: 249-268 (page 264, (diagnosis in key) worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1912j. Formicides néotropiques. Part VI. 5me sous-famille Camponotinae Forel. Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 59-92 (page 59, Combination in M. (Decamera))
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 148, Combination in M. (Hincksidris))