Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print: . Accessed

· For web:

Species: Myrmelachista nigella   (Roger, 1863) 

Download Data

See Also:

Myrmelachista nigella ruficornis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Decamera nigella Roger, 1863a PDF: 167 (w.q.) VENEZUELA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Myrmelachista: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 175; in Myrmelachista (Decamera): Emery, 1925d PDF: 33; in Myrmelachista (Hincksidris): Kempf, 1972b PDF: 149.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Myrmelachista nigella ruficornis.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Elevations: collected at 823 m

Type specimens: type of Decamera nigella: focol2233

See something amiss? Send us an email.