Acropyga silvestrii Wheeler, W.M.

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Acropyga silvestrii
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Acropyga acutiventris)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Acropyga
Species: Acropyga silvestrii
Wheeler, W.M., 1927

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Acropyga acutiventris.


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

  • silvestrii. Acropyga (Rhizomyrma) silvestrii Wheeler, W.M. 1927h: 100, fig. 7 (w.) VIETNAM. [Junior primary homonym of silvestrii Emery, above.] Replacement name: indosinensis Wheeler, W.M. 1935c: 72.