Acromyrmex balzani planorum

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Acromyrmex balzani planorum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acromyrmex landolti)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: Acromyrmex balzani planorum
Weber, 1937

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


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

  • planorum. Acromyrmex (Moellerius) balzani subsp. planorum Weber, 1937: 409 (w.) VENEZUELA. Subspecies of landolti: Kempf, 1972a: 16. Junior synonym of landolti: Fowler, 1988: 288.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 56, catalogue)
  • Fowler, H. G. 1988b. Taxa of the neotropical grass-cutting ants, Acromyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Attini). Científica (Jaboticabal) 16: 281-295 (page 288, junior synonym of landolti)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 16, subspecies of landolti)
  • Weber, N. A. 1937. The biology of the fungus-growing ants. Part l. New forms. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 7: 378-409 (page 409, worker described)