BrachymyrmexMayr, 1868valid

44 valid species (2 synonyms), 17 valid subspecies (5 synonyms)

Brachymyrmex Mayr, 1868bMayr, G. 1868b. Formicidae novae Americanae collectae a Prof. P. de Strobel. Annuario della Società dei Naturalisti e Matematici, Modena 3:161-178. [1868] PDFExternal_link: 163. Type-species: Brachymyrmex patagonicus, by monotypy. AntWeb AntWiki
Brachymyrmex in Camponotinae: Forel, 1878cForel, A. 1878c. Études myrmécologiques en 1878 (première partie) avec l'anatomie du gésier des fourmis. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 15:337-392. [1878-10] PDFExternal_link: 375 [Camponotidae]; Dalla Torre, 1893Dalla Torre, K. W. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. [1893] PDFExternal_link}: 174. Brachymyrmex in Camponotinae, Plagiolepidini: Forel, 1893bForel, A. 1893b. Sur la classification de la famille des Formicides, avec remarques synonymiques. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 37:161-167. [1893-04-01>] PDFExternal_link: 165; Forel, 1895bForel, A. 1895b. A fauna das formigas do Brazil. Boletim do Museu Paraense de Historia Natural e Ethnographia 1:89-139. [1895-04] PDFExternal_link: 106; Emery, 1895lEmery, C. 1895l. Die Gattung Dorylus Fab. und die systematische Eintheilung der Formiciden. Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 8:685-778. [1895-10-18] PDFExternal_link: 771; Forel, 1899bForel, A. 1899b. Formicidae. Dummy reference. Biologia Centrali-Americana Hym 3:169.External_link: 123; Wheeler, 1910aWheeler, W. M. 1910a. Ants: their structure, development and behavior. New York: Columbia University Press, xxv + 663 pp. [1910-03]External_link: 143. Brachymyrmex in Formicinae, Plagiolepidini: Ashmead, 1905cAshmead, W. H. 1905c. A skeleton of a new arrangement of the families, subfamilies, tribes and genera of the ants, or the superfamily Formicoidea. Canadian Entomologist 37:381-384. [1905-11-01] PDFExternal_link: 384. Brachymyrmex in Camponotinae, Myrmelachistini: Forel, 1912jForel, A. 1912j. Formicides néotropiques. Part VI. 5me sous-famille Camponotinae Forel. Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 20:59-92. [1912-06-20] PDFExternal_link: 89. Brachymyrmex in Formicinae, Dimorphomyrmecini: Emery, 1925dEmery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183:1-302. [1925-12-31] PDFExternal_link: 40 [subtribe Brachymyrmecini]; Donisthorpe, 1943gDonisthorpe, H. 1943g. A list of the type-species of the genera and subgenera of the Formicidae. [part]. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11)10:617-688. [1943-09]External_link: 628. Brachymyrmex incertae sedis in Formicinae: Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988Dlussky, G. M.; Fedoseeva, E. B. 1988. Origin and early stages of evolution in ants. [In Russian.]. Pp. 70-144 in: Ponomarenko, A. G. (ed.) 1988. Cretaceous biocenotic crisis and insect evolution. [In Russian.]. Moskva: Nauka, 232 pp. [1987-12-22>]External_link: 77. Brachymyrmex in Formicinae, Myrmelachistini: Wheeler, 1922Wheeler, W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. New York: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 1139.External_link: 697; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990Hölldobler, B.; Wilson, E. O. 1990. The ants. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, xii + 732 pp.External_link: 18. Brachymyrmex in Formicinae, Pseudolasius genus group: Agosti, 1991Agosti, D. 1991. Revision of the oriental ant genus Cladomyrma, with an outline of the higher classification of the Formicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology 16:293-310. [1991-07] PDFExternal_link: 296. Brachymyrmex in Formicinae, Brachymyrmecini: Wheeler, 1929aWheeler, W. M. 1929a. The identity of the ant genera Gesomyrmex Mayr and Dimorphomyrmex Ernest André. Psyche (Cambridge) 36:1-12. [1929-03] PDFExternal_link: 12; Kempf, 1972bKempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da região Neotropical. Studia Entomologica 15:3-344. [1972-08-25] PDFExternal_link: 37; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1985bWheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1985b. A simplified conspectus of the Formicidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 111:255-264. [1985-07-30] PDFExternal_link: 258; Jaffe, 1993Jaffe, K. 1993. El mundo de las hormigas. Baruta, Venezuela: Equinoccio (Ediciones de la Universidad Simón Bolívar), 188 pp. [1993-07]External_link: 13; Bolton, 1994Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. [1994-07-25]External_link: 50. Brachymyrmex in Formicinae, Plagiolepidini: Bolton, 2003Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and classification of Formicidae. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 71:1-370. [2003-11-10] PDFExternal_link: 23, 101.
Genus Brachymyrmex references
Forel, 1878cForel, A. 1878c. Études myrmécologiques en 1878 (première partie) avec l'anatomie du gésier des fourmis. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 15:337-392. [1878-10] PDFExternal_link: 375 (diagnosis); André, 1882b: 214 (Europe & Algeria species); Cresson, 1887Cresson, E. T. 1887. Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hymenoptera of America, north of Mexico, together with a catalogue of the described species, and bibliography. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, Suppl. Vol. 1887:1-351. [1887] PDFExternal_link: 255 (U.S.A. catalogue); Dalla Torre, 1893Dalla Torre, K. W. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. [1893] PDFExternal_link: 174 (catalogue); Wheeler, 1922Wheeler, W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. New York: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 1139.External_link: 1036 (Malagasy catalogue); Santschi, 1923bSantschi, F. 1923b. Revue des fourmis du genre Brachymyrmex Mayr. Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Buenos Aires 31:650-678. [1923-04-02] PDFExternal_link: 652 (diagnosis, all species key); Emery, 1925dEmery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183:1-302. [1925-12-31] PDFExternal_link: 40 (diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1925dEmery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183:1-302. [1925-12-31] PDFExternal_link: 43 (Brachymyrmex (Bryscha) diagnosis, catalogue); Creighton, 1950aCreighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 104:1-585. [1950-04] PDFExternal_link: 356 (North America species, review); Bernard, 1967aBernard, F. 1967a ("1968"). Faune de l'Europe et du Bassin Méditerranéen. 3. Les fourmis (Hymenoptera Formicidae) d'Europe occidentale et septentrionale. Paris: Masson, 411 pp. [1967-11] PDFExternal_link: 279 (diagnosis); Kempf, 1972bKempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da região Neotropical. Studia Entomologica 15:3-344. [1972-08-25] PDFExternal_link: 37 (Neotropical catalogue); Alayo, 1974Alayo, P. 1974. Introducción al estudio de los Himenópteros de Cuba. Superfamilia Formicoidea. Serie Biológica. Academia de Ciencias de Cuba 53:1-58. [1974]External_link: 26 (Cuba species key); Smith, 1979Smith, D. R. 1979. Superfamily Formicoidea. Pp. 1323-1467 in: Krombein, K. V.; Hurd, P. D.; Smith, D. R.; Burks, B. D. (eds.) 1979. Catalog of Hymenoptera in America north of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, pp. i-xvi, 1199-2209. [1979]External_link: 1424 (North America catalogue); Brandão, 1991Brandão, C. R. F. 1991. Adendos ao catálogo abreviado das formigas da região Neotropical (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 35:319-412. [1991-08-31] PDFExternal_link: 331 (catalogue); Bolton, 1995aBolton, B. 1995a. A taxonomic and zoogeographical census of the extant ant taxa (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Natural History 29:1037-1056. [1995-08] PDFExternal_link: 1048 (census); Bolton, 1995bBolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. [1995-10]External_link: 81 (catalogue); Quirán, et al. 2004: 275 (diagnosis); Ortiz & Fernández, 2014Ortiz, C. M.; Fernández, F. 2014. Brachymyrmex species with tumuliform metathoracic spiracles: description of three new species and discussion of dimorphism in the genus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 371:13-33. [2014-01-17] PDFExternal_link: 13 (review of species with tumuliform metathoracic spiracles, key).
Genera
Acantholepis Euprenolepis Orbicapitia
Acropyga Eurytarsites Ovalicapito
Acrostigma Forelophilus Ovaligastrula
Adformica Formica Overbeckia
Agraulomyrmex Formicina Paleosminthurus
Alloformica Fushuniformica Paraformica
Anacantholepis Gesomyrmex Paraparatrechina
Andragnathus Gigantiops Paraplagiolepis
Anoplolepis Glaphyromyrmex Paratrechina
Aphomomyrmex Hagiostigmacros Petalomyrmex
Aporomyrmex Heeridris Phasmomyrmex
Atopodon Hincksidris Plagiolepis
Bajcaridris Huaxiaformica Polyergus
Baroniurbania Iberoformica Polyrhachis
Brachymyrmex Imhoffia Prenolepis
Bregmatomyrma Kyromyrma Prodimorphomyrmex
Bryscha Lasiophanes Proformica
Calomyrmex Lasius Prolasius
Camponotites Lepisiota Protoformica
Camponotites Leptogasteritus Protrechina
Camponotus Leucotaphus Pseudocamponotus
Campostigmacros Liaoformica Pseudolasius
Cataglyphis Longiformica Pseudonotoncus
Cataglyphoides Machaeromyrma Pseudostigmacros
Chapmanella Magnogasterites Raptiformica
Chariostigmacros Malacomyrma Rhizomyrma
Chimaeromyrma Melophorus Rhopalomyrmex
Cladomyrma Mesanoplolepis Rossomyrmex
Conoformica Mesoxena Santschiella
Coptoformica Monocombus Serviformica
Curtipalpulus Myrmecocystus Shanwangella
Cyrtostigmacros Myrmecopsis Sicilomyrmex
Decamera Myrmecorhynchus Sinoformica
Dimorphomyrmex Myrmelachista Sinotenuicapito
Diodontolepis Myrmoteras Stigmacros
Donisthorpea Neaphomus Tapinolepis
Drymomyrmex Neoformica Teratomyrmex
Echinopla Nesolasius Trichomelophorus
Endiodioctes Notoncus Tylolasius
Eoleptocerites Notostigma Wilsonia
Eomonocombus Nylanderia Zatania
Eremnocystus Oecophylla Zealleyella
Erimelophorus Opisthopsis

†fossil valid synonym subspecies unidentifiable/excluded from Formicidae unavailable/nomen nudum homonym original combination View full key