Acropyga bruchi

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Acropyga bruchi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acropyga exsanguis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Acropyga
Species: Acropyga bruchi
Santschi, 1929

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

Nomenclature

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

  • bruchi. Acropyga (Rhizomyrma) bruchi Santschi, 1929d: 308 (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of exsanguis: LaPolla, 2004a: 47.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 57, catalogue)
  • LaPolla, J. S. 2004. Acropyga (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the World. The American Entomological Institute 33(3): 1-130 (page 47, junior synonym of exsanguis)
  • Santschi, F. 1929d. Nouvelles fourmis de la République Argentine et du Brésil. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 107: 273-316 (page 308, worker described)