Acropyga borgmeieri

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Acropyga borgmeieri
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acropyga goeldii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Acropyga
Species: Acropyga borgmeieri
Donisthorpe, 1939

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

Nomenclature

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

  • borgmeieri. Acropyga (Rhizomyrma) borgmeieri Donisthorpe, 1939c: 153 (m.) GUYANA. Junior synonym of goeldii: LaPolla, 2004a: 50.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 57, catalogue)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1939d. Descriptions of several species of ants (Hymenopt.) taken by Dr. O. W. Richards in British Guiana. Proc. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. Ser. B 8: 152-154 (page 153, male described)
  • LaPolla, J. S. 2004. Acropyga (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the World. The American Entomological Institute 33(3): 1-130 (page 50, junior synonym of goeldii)