Apomyrmex

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Apomyrmex
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Tetramoriini
Genus: Apomyrmex
Calilung, 2000
Type species
Apomyrmex manobo, now Tetramorium manobo

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This genus is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Tetramorium.

Nomenclature

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

  • APOMYRMEX [junior synonym of Tetramorium]
    • Apomyrmex Calilung, 2000: 66. Type-species: Apomyrmex manobo, by original designation.
    • Apomyrmex junior synonym of Tetramorium: Bolton, 2003: 227, 269.


References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 227, 269, Apomyrmex as junior synonym of Tetramorium)