Acromyrmex mesopotamicus

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Acromyrmex mesopotamicus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acromyrmex silvestrii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: Acromyrmex mesopotamicus
Gallardo, 1916

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

Nomenclature

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

  • mesopotamicus. Acromyrmex (Moellerius) mesopotamicus Gallardo, 1916d: 337, fig. 3 (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of silvestrii: Fowler, 1988: 290.

References

  • 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 290, junior synonym of silvestrii)
  • Gallardo, A. 1916e. Notes systématiques et éthologiques sur les fourmis attines de la République Argentine. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 28: 317-344 (page 337, fig. 3 worker described)