Bothriomyrmex meridionalis adriaca

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Bothriomyrmex meridionalis adriaca
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Bothriomyrmex communista)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Bothriomyrmex
Species: Bothriomyrmex meridionalis adriaca
Santschi, 1922

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

Nomenclature

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

  • adriaca. Bothriomyrmex meridionalis var. adriaca Santschi, 1922a: 66 (w., not q., see Emery, 1925e; 15) ITALY.
    • Emery, 1925e: 16 (q.m.).
    • Raised to species: Emery, 1925e: 15.
    • Senior synonym of ionius: Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a: 57.
    • Junior synonym of communista: Seifert, 2012: 98.

References

  • Agosti, D.; Collingwood, C. A. 1987a. A provisional list of the Balkan ants (Hym. Formicidae) and a key to the worker caste. I. Synonymic list. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 60: 51-62 (page 57, senior synonym of ionius)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 80, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925c. Les espèces européennes et orientales du genre Bothriomyrmex. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 56: 5-22 (page 16, queen, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1925c. Les espèces européennes et orientales du genre Bothriomyrmex. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 56: 5-22 (page 15, raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1922b. Quelques nouvelles variétés de fourmis paléarctiques. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 13: 66-68 (page 66, worker described)
  • Seifert, B. 2012. A review of the West Palaearctic species of the ant genus Bothriomyrmex Emery, 1869. Myrmecological News 17: 91-104.