Nesomyrmex brasiliensis

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Nesomyrmex brasiliensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Nesomyrmex
Species: N. brasiliensis
Binomial name
Nesomyrmex brasiliensis
(Kempf, 1958)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Ecuador.

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.

  • brasiliensis. Leptothorax brasiliensis Kempf, 1958c: 92, figs. 10, 18, 21 (w.q.) BRAZIL. Combination in L. (Nesomyrmex): Kempf, 1959c: 411; in Nesomyrmex: Bolton, 2003: 272.



  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 272, Combination in Nesomyrmex)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1958c. Sôbre algumas formigas neotrópicas do gênero Leptothorax Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). An. Acad. Bras. Cienc. 30: 91-102 (page 92, figs. 10, 18, 21 worker, queen described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1959d. A synopsis of the New World species belonging to the Nesomyrmex-group of the ant genus Leptothorax Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 2: 391-432 (page 411, Combination in L. (Nesomyrmex))