Meranoplus peringueyi

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Meranoplus peringueyi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Meranoplus
Species: M. peringueyi
Binomial name
Meranoplus peringueyi
Emery, 1886

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Lesotho, South Africa (type locality).

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Nomenclature

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

  • peringueyi. Meranoplus peringueyi Emery, 1886: 365, pl. 17, fig. 12 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Senior synonym of excisus: Bolton, 1981a: 56.
  • excisus. Meranoplus excisus Arnold, 1914: 29, fig. 9 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of peringueyi: Bolton, 1981a: 56.

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