Acropyga indosinensis

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Acropyga indosinensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acropyga acutiventris)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Acropyga
Species: Acropyga indosinensis
Wheeler, W.M., 1935

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

Nomenclature

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

  • indosinensis. Acropyga (Rhizomyrma) indosinensis Wheeler, W.M. 1935c: 72. Replacement name for Acropyga silvestrii Wheeler, W.M. 1927h: 100. [Junior primary homonym of Acropyga silvestrii Emery, 1915g: 21.] Junior synonym of acutiventris: LaPolla, 2004a: 32.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 57, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1915e. Formiche raccolte nell'Eritrea dal Prof. F. Silvestri. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 10: 3-26 (page 21, junior primary homonym of Acropyga silvestrii)
  • LaPolla, J. S. 2004. Acropyga (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the World. The American Entomological Institute 33(3): 1-130 (page 32, junior synonym of acutiventris)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1927h. Ants collected by Professor F. Silvestri in Indochina. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 20: 83-106 (page 100, Acropyga silvestrii replaced)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1935c. Myrmecological notes. Psyche (Camb.) 42: 68-72 (page 72, replacement name)