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Genus: Trachymyrmex   Forel, 1893 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 9 valid species

Trachymyrmex Forel, 1893h PDF: 600 [as subgenus of Atta]. Type-species: Atta septentrionalis, by subsequent designation of Wheeler, 1911g PDF: 174. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Trachymyrmex in Myrmicinae, Attini: Emery, 1895l PDF: 770; Emery, 1913c PDF: 251; Forel, 1917 PDF: 247; Wheeler, 1922: 669; Emery, 1924f PDF: 344; all subsequent authors.
Trachymyrmex as subgenus of Acromyrmex: Forel, 1917 PDF: 247.
Genus Trachymyrmex references
Wheeler, 1911i PDF: 248 (all species key); Emery, 1924f PDF: 344 (diagnosis, catalogue); Creighton, 1950a PDF: 320 (North America species key); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 252 (Neotropical catalogue); Smith, 1979: 1411 (North America catalogue); Brandão, 1991 PDF: 382 (catalogue); Bolton, 1994: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1053 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 420 (catalogue); Mackay & Mackay, 2002 PDF: 38 (U.S.A., New Mexico species key); Mayhé-Nunes & Brandão, 2002: 672 (diagnosis, Trachymyrmex opulentus group key); Mayhé-Nunes & Brandão, 2005 PDF: 274 (Trachymyrmex iheringi group, key); Brandão & Mayhé-Nunes, 2007 PDF: 72 (species group phylogeny); Mayhé-Nunes & Brandão, 2007 PDF: 4 (Trachymyrmex jamaicensis group, key); Rabeling et al., 2007 PDF: 4 (North America species, key); Sánchez-Peña et al., 2017 10.3897/zookeys.706.12539 PDF: 87 (modifications to North America species key); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 244 (brief male diagnosis); Fernández & Serna, 2019 PDF: 877 (Colombia species key); Solomon et al., 2019 10.1111/syen.12370 PDF: 939, 948, 950 (phylogeny, species list, diagnosis)

Taxon Page Images:



A Trachymyrmex turrifex worker removes soil from an excavation deep in the nest. Austin, Texas, USA.
Image © Alex Wild. // Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Trachymyrmex   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 38, (download) 38 21367
Trachymyrmex   Mayhé-Nunes, A. J. & Brandão, C. R. F., 2007, Revisionary studies on the attine ant genus Trachymyrmex Forel. Part 3: The Jamaicensis group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1444, pp. 1-21: 3, (download) 3 21824
Trachymyrmex   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 38, (download) 38 21367
Trachymyrmex   Rabeling, Ch., Cover, S. P., Johnson, R. A. & Mueller, U. G., 2007, A review of the North American species of the fungus-gardening ant genus Trachymyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1664, pp. 1-53: 4-6, (download) 4-6 21361
Trachymyrmex   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 38, (download) 38 21367
Trachymyrmex   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 38, (download) 38 21367
Trachymyrmex   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 38, (download) 38 21367
Trachymyrmex   Rabeling, Ch., Cover, S. P., Johnson, R. A. & Mueller, U. G., 2007, A review of the North American species of the fungus-gardening ant genus Trachymyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1664, pp. 1-53: 2, (download) 2 21361
Trachymyrmex   Rabeling, Ch., Cover, S. P., Johnson, R. A. & Mueller, U. G., 2007, A review of the North American species of the fungus-gardening ant genus Trachymyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1664, pp. 1-53: 25-27, (download) 25-27 21361
Trachymyrmex   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 38, (download) 38 21367
Trachymyrmex   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 38, (download) 38 21367


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