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Species Brachymyrmex patagonicus

Sugar Ants - Brachymyrmex patagonicus Queen ants? Drones? - Brachymyrmex patagonicus Brachymyrmex? - Brachymyrmex patagonicus Brachymyrmex patagonicus male reproductive? - Brachymyrmex patagonicus - male Pheidole carinata With Mate? - Brachymyrmex patagonicus - male - female Brachymyrmex ant - Brachymyrmex patagonicus - female Ants Swarming - Brachymyrmex patagonicus Ants and larvae - Brachymyrmex patagonicus
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 Formicinae
Tribe Myrmelachistini
Genus Brachymyrmex (Rover ants)
Species patagonicus (Brachymyrmex patagonicus)
Other Common Names
Dark Rover Ant
Explanation of Names
Brachymyrmex patagonicus Mayr 1868
Named after Patagonia, a region of South America
se US to CA; Native Range: Argentina and Paraguay (1)
first discovered in Louisiana in 1976.
Print References
MacGown, Joe A. et al. 2007. Brachymyrmex patagonicus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), an emerging pest species in the southeastern United States. Florida Entomologist 90(3): 457-464.