Acropyga rhodesiana

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Acropyga rhodesiana
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acropyga arnoldi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Acropyga
Species: Acropyga rhodesiana
Santschi, 1928

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


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

  • rhodesiana. Acropyga (Malacomyrma) rhodesiana Santschi, 1928f: 211 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Junior synonym of arnoldi: Prins, 1982: 238.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 58, catalogue)
  • Prins, A. J. 1982. Review of Anoplolepis with reference to male genitalia, and notes on Acropyga (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 89: 215-247 (page 238, junior synonym of arnoldi)
  • Santschi, F. 1928f. Descriptions de nouvelles fourmis √©thiopiennes (suite). Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 16: 191-213 (page 211, worker described)