Trachymyrmex diversus

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Trachymyrmex diversus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Trachymyrmex
Species: T. diversus
Binomial name
Trachymyrmex diversus
Mann, 1916

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela.

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.

  • diversus. Trachymyrmex diversus Mann, 1916: 454 (w.) BRAZIL. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1974d: 79 (l.). Senior synonym of phippsi: Weber, 1967: 274.
  • phippsi. Trachymyrmex phippsi Weber, 1937: 405 (w.q.m.) GUYANA. Junior synonym of diversus: Weber, 1967: 274.



  • Mann, W. M. 1916. The Stanford Expedition to Brazil, 1911, John C. Branner, Director. The ants of Brazil. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 60: 399-490 (page 454, worker described)
  • Weber, N. A. 1967. Synonyms of Trachymyrmex bugnioni Forel and Trachymyrmex diversus Mann (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 69: 273-274 (page 274, senior synonym of phippsi)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1974d. Ant larvae of the myrmicine tribe Attini: second supplement (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 76: 76-81 (page 79, larva described)