Nesomyrmex brimodus

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Nesomyrmex brimodus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Nesomyrmex
Species: N. brimodus
Binomial name
Nesomyrmex brimodus
(Bolton, 1995)

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Mexico, Venezuela (type locality).

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.

  • timidus. Leptothorax (Nesomyrmex) timidus Kempf, 1959c: 420, figs. 10, 14 (w.) VENEZUELA. [Junior primary homonym of Leptothorax convexus var. timida Santschi, 1912c: 148 (now in Temnothorax).] Replacement name: brimodus Bolton, 1995b: 236.
  • brimodus. Leptothorax brimodus Bolton, 1995b: 236. Replacement name for timidus Kempf, 1959c: 420. [Junior primary homonym of timidus Santschi, 1912c: 148.] Combination in Nesomyrmex: Bolton, 2003: 272.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 236, Replacement name)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 272, Combination in Nesomyrmex)
  • 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 420, Replacement name for timidus)