Acropyga moluccana opaca

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Acropyga moluccana opaca
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 moluccana opaca
Stitz, 1911

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.

  • opaca. Acropyga moluccana var. opaca Stitz, 1911a: 370 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Donisthorpe, 1948g: 139 (m.). Junior synonym of acutiventris: LaPolla, 2004a: 31.

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. 1948g. A fourth instalment of the Ross Collection of ants from New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(1): 131-143 (page 139, male described)
  • LaPolla, J. S. 2004. Acropyga (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the World. The American Entomological Institute 33(3): 1-130 (page 31, junior synonym of acutiventris)
  • Stitz, H. 1911a. Australische Ameisen. (Neu-Guinea und Salomons-Inseln, Festland, Neu-Seeland). Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1911: 351-381 (page 370, worker described)