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Species Brachymyrmex patagonicus

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Classification
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
Range
se US to CA; Native Range: Argentina and Paraguay (1)
Remarks
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.