Acropyga amblyops

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Acropyga amblyops
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acropyga butteli)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Acropyga
Species: Acropyga amblyops
Forel, 1915

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

Nomenclature

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

  • amblyops. Acropyga (Atopodon) amblyops Forel, 1915a: 34 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). Junior synonym of butteli: LaPolla, 2004a: 36.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 57, catalogue)
  • Forel, A. 1915a. Fauna Simalurensis. Hymenoptera Aculeata, Fam. Formicidae. Tijdschr. Entomol. 58: 22-43 (page 34, worker described)
  • LaPolla, J. S. 2004. Acropyga (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the World. The American Entomological Institute 33(3): 1-130 (page 36, junior synonym ob butteli)