Acanthostichus serratulus niger

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Acanthostichus serratulus niger
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acanthostichus quadratus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Acanthostichus
Species: Acanthostichus serratulus niger
Santschi, 1933

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

Nomenclature

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

  • niger. Acanthostichus serratulus var. niger Santschi, 1933e: 105 (q.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of serratulus: Kusnezov, 1962a: 132. Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Brown, 1975: 42. Junior synonym of quadratus: Mackay, 1996: 162.

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