Trachymyrmex farinosus

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Trachymyrmex farinosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Trachymyrmex
Species: T. farinosus
Binomial name
Trachymyrmex farinosus
(Emery, 1894)

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Ecuador, Guyana, Peru.

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.

  • farinosus. Atta (Trachymyrmex) farinosa Emery, 1894c: 221 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Trachymyrmex: Gallardo, 1916b: 242. Senior synonym of trifurcatus: Weber, 1958b: 51.
  • trifurcatus. Trachymyrmex trifurcatus Weber, 1938b: 199 (w.) GUYANA. Junior synonym of farinosus: Weber, 1958b: 51.



  • Emery, C. 1894d. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. VI-XVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 26: 137-241 (page 221, worker described)
  • Gallardo, A. 1916c. Notas acerca de la hormiga Trachymyrmex pruinosus Emery. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 28: 241-252 (page 242, Combination in Trachymyrmex)
  • Weber, N. A. 1958b. Nomenclatural changes in Trachymyrmex (Hym.: Formicidae). Entomol. News 69: 49-55 (page 51, senior synonym of trifurcatus)