Echinopla arfaki

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Echinopla arfaki
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Echinopla
Species group: serrata
Species: E. arfaki
Binomial name
Echinopla arfaki
Donisthorpe, 1943

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Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

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

  • rugosa. Echinopla rugosa Stitz, 1938: 110, fig. 8 (w.) NEW GUINEA. [Junior primary homonym of rugosa André, above.] Replacement name: arfaki Donisthorpe, 1943a: 176.
  • arfaki. Echinopla arfaki Donisthorpe, 1943a: 176. Replacement name for rugosa Stitz, 1938: 110. [Junior primary homonym of rugosa André, 1892b: 47.] Senior synonym of corrugata Donisthorpe, 1943e: 116 (unnecessary (second) replacement name for rugosa Stitz): Bolton, 1995b: 183.
  • corrugata. Echinopla corrugata Donisthorpe, 1943e: 116. Unnecessary (second) replacement name for rugosa Stitz, 1938: 110. Junior synonym of arfaki (first available replacement name): Bolton, 1995b: 183.