Metapone nicobarensis

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Metapone nicobarensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Metapone jacobsoni)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Metapone
Species: Metapone nicobarensis
Tiwari & Jonathan, 1986

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


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

  • nicobarensis. Metapone nicobarensis Tiwari & Jonathan, 1986b: 150, fig. 1 (w.q.) INDIA (Nicobar Is). Junior synonym of jacobsoni: Taylor & Alpert, 2016: 518.