Trachymyrmex tucuche

AntWiki: The Ants --- Online
Trachymyrmex tucuche
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Paratrachymyrmex bugnioni)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Paratrachymyrmex
Species: Trachymyrmex tucuche
Weber, 1938

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


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

  • tucuche. Trachymyrmex tucuche Weber, 1938b: 197 (w.) TRINIDAD. Junior synonym of bugnioni: Weber, 1967: 273.


  • Weber, N. A. 1938b. The biology of the fungus-growing ants. Part IV. Additional new forms. Part V. The Attini of Bolivia. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 9: 154-206 (page 197, 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 273, junior synonym of bugnioni)