Oxyopomyrmex santschii

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Oxyopomyrmex santschii
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Oxyopomyrmex saulcyi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Oxyopomyrmex
Species: Oxyopomyrmex santschii
Forel, 1904

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


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

  • santschii. Oxyopomyrmex santschii Forel, 1904c: 8 (w.q.m.) TUNISIA. Status as species: Emery, 1908e: 464; Karavaiev, 1912a: 11; Baroni Urbani, 1964b: 42; Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 68. Senior synonym of siciliana: Emery, 1916b: 146. Junior synonym of saulcyi: Salata & Borowiec, 2015b: 55.


  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1971c. Catalogo delle specie di Formicidae d'Italia (Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia X). Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 50: 5-287 (page 68, see also)
  • Borowiec, L. & Salata, S. 2013. Ants of Greece – additions and corrections (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 24, 335-401.
  • Emery, C. 1916a [1915]. Fauna entomologica italiana. I. Hymenoptera.-Formicidae. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 47: 79-275 (page 146, Senior synonym of siciliana)
  • Forel, A. 1904d. Miscellanea myrmécologiques. Rev. Suisse Zool. 12: 1-52 (page 8, worker, queen, male described)
  • Salata, S. & Borowiec, L. 2015b. A taxonomic revision of the genus Oxyopomyrmex André, 1881. Zootaxa 4025: 1-66.