|The Ants of
SUBFAMILY FORMICINAE - Genus Brachymyrmex
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In Tribe BRACHYMYRMECINI.
Diagnostic Features - Antennae 9-segmented, first segemnt of funiculus longer than those following but second onwards getting progressively longer; palp formula 6,4. Eyes situated well away from the lateral margins of the head; ocelli well below occipital margin.
Mayr's (1868b) genus definition is at . Revised by Santschi, F. 1923b. Revue des
fourmis du genre Brachymyrmex Mayr. Anales del Museo
Nacional de Historia Natural de Buenos Aires (La Plata) 31,
Revised by Snelling (1979b), previously in Tribe MYRMELACHISTINI. Bolton (1973a) described them as small arboreal ants.
Species known from Africa - Brachymyrmex sp undet.
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