Sericomyrmex impexus

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Sericomyrmex impexus
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 impexus
Wheeler, W.M., 1925

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Specimen Labels

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.

  • impexus. Sericomyrmex impexus Wheeler, W.M. 1925a: 54 (w.) GUYANA.
    • Status as species: Weber, 1946b: 142; Kempf, 1972a: 229; Bolton, 1995b: 382.
    • Junior synonym of saussurei: Ješovnik & Schultz, 2017a: 92.

References

  • 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).
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1925a. Neotropical ants in the collections of the Royal Museum of Stockholm. Ark. Zool. 17A(8 8: 1-55 (page 54, worker described)