Trachymyrmex cornetzi brevispinosus

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Trachymyrmex cornetzi brevispinosus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Paratrachymyrmex cornetzi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Paratrachymyrmex
Species: Trachymyrmex cornetzi brevispinosus
Weber, 1945

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • brevispinosus. Trachymyrmex cornetzi subsp. brevispinosus Weber, 1945: 55 (footnote) (w.) COLOMBIA. Junior synonym of cornetzi: Weber, 1958b: 49.


  • Weber, N. A. 1945. The biology of the fungus-growing ants. Part VIII. The Trinidad, B. W. I., species. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 16: 1-88 (page 55, worker described)
  • Weber, N. A. 1958b. Nomenclatural changes in Trachymyrmex (Hym.: Formicidae). Entomol. News 69: 49-55 (page 49, junior synonym of cornetzi)