Acropyga paramaribensis

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Acropyga paramaribensis
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 paramaribensis
Borgmeier, 1933

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.

  • paramaribensis. Acropyga paramaribensis Borgmeier, 1933c: 263 (w.q.) SURINAM. Borgmeier, 1934: 109 (m.); Bünzli, 1935: 519 (l.). Combination in Acropyga (Rhizomyrma): Kempf, 1972a: 17. 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 58, catalogue)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1933c. Nota prévia sobre Acropyga paramaribensis n. sp. (Hym. Formicidae). Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 3: 263 PDF (page 263, worker, queen described)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1934. Contribuiça~o para o conhecimento da fauna mirmecológica dos cafezais de Paramaribo, Guiana Holandesa (Hym. Formicidae). Arch. Inst. Biol. Veg. (Rio J.) 1: 93-111 (page 109, male described)
  • Bünzli, G. H. 1935. Untersuchungen über coccidophile Ameisen aus den Kaffeefeldern von Surinam. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 16: 453-593 (page 519, larva described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 17, Combination in Acropyga (Rhizomyrma))
  • LaPolla, J. S. 2004. Acropyga (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the World. The American Entomological Institute 33(3): 1-130 (page 47, junior synonym of exsanguis)