Sericomyrmex burchelli

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Sericomyrmex burchelli
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Sericomyrmex saussurei)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Sericomyrmex
Species: Sericomyrmex burchelli
Forel, 1905

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

Nomenclature

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

  • burchelli. Sericomyrmex burchelli Forel, 1905b: 183 (q.m.) BRAZIL.
    • Status as species: Forel, 1912e: 191 (in key); Wheeler, W.M. 1916c: 10 (in key); Emery, 1924d: 339; Borgmeier, 1927c: 127; Kempf, 1972a: 229; Bolton, 1995b: 382.
    • Junior synonym of saussurei: Ješovnik & Schultz, 2017a: 92.

References

  • Forel, A. 1905e. Miscellanea myrmécologiques II (1905). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 49: 155-185 (page 183, queen, male described)
  • Ješovnik, A., Schultz, T.R. 2017. Revision of the fungus-farming ant genus Sericomyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae). ZooKeys, 670, 1–109 (DOI 10.3897/zookeys.670.11839).