Sericomyrmex luederwaldti

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Sericomyrmex luederwaldti
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Sericomyrmex mayri)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Sericomyrmex
Species: Sericomyrmex luederwaldti
Santschi, 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 mayri.

Nomenclature

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

  • luederwaldti. Sericomyrmex luederwaldti Santschi, 1925b: 15 (w.) BRAZIL.
    • Status as species: Borgmeier, 1927c: 127; Kempf, 1972a: 229; Bolton, 1995b: 382.
    • Junior synonym of mayri: Ješovnik & Schultz, 2017a: 61.

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).
  • Santschi, F. 1925b [1924]. Nouvelles fourmis brésiliennes. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 64: 5-20 (page 15, worker described)