Melophorus constans

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Melophorus constans
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Melophorus aeneovirens)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Melophorus
Species: Melophorus constans
Santschi, 1928

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Specimen Labels

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

Nomenclature

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

  • constans. Melophorus constans Santschi, 1928e: 475 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA.
    • Junior synonym of aeneovirens: Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck, 2007: 75.

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