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Genus Trachymyrmex

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Formicoidea (Ants)
Family Formicidae (Ants)
Subfamily Myrmicinae
Tribe Attini
Subtribe Attina (Fungus Growing Ants)
Genus Trachymyrmex
Explanation of Names
Trachymyrmex Forel 1893
As of 2019, 7 spp. in our area, 9 spp. total.
Originally 9 spp. in our area(1), 47 total(2)
North and Central America, none in South America. In our area, large areas of the southern states, reaching as far north as southern Illinois and the pine barrens of New Jersey.