Acrostigma Forel

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Acrostigma
Forel, 1902
Type species
Acantholepis (Acrostigma) froggatti, now Stigmacros froggatti

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Specimen Labels

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Stigmacros.


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

  • ACROSTIGMA [junior homonym, see Stigmacros]
    • Acrostigma Forel, 1902h: 477 [as subgenus of Acantholepis]. Type-species: Acantholepis (Acrostigma) froggatti, by subsequent designation of Wheeler, W.M. 1911f: 158. [Junior homonym of †Acrostigma Emery, 1891a: 149, above.]