Acropyga acutiventris rubens

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Acropyga acutiventris rubens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acropyga rubescens)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Acropyga
Species: Acropyga acutiventris rubens
Forel, 1911

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

Nomenclature

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

  • rubens. Acropyga acutiventris subsp. rubens Forel, 1911e: 286 (w) no locality stated. [This name most probably in error for rubescens.] Junior synonym of rubescens: Emery, 1925b: 28.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 58, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 28, junior synonym of rubescens)
  • Forel, A. 1911i. Fourmis d'Afrique et d'Asie. Annexe. II. Quelques fourmis d'Asie. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 1: 284-286 (page 286, worker described; Acropyga)