Acanthostichus afflictus

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Acanthostichus afflictus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Nomamyrmex esenbeckii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Nomamyrmex
Species: Acanthostichus afflictus
Gallardo, 1919

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Nomamyrmex esenbeckii.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • afflictus. Acanthostichus afflictus Gallardo, 1919a: 239, fig. 3 (m.) ARGENTINA. Combination in Eciton: Emery, 1920a: 60. Junior synonym of esenbeckii: Borgmeier, 1955: 139.