Acanthomyops rufoniger

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Acanthomyops rufoniger
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Lasiophanes atriventris)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Lasiophanes
Species: Acanthomyops rufoniger
Donisthorpe, 1933

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • rufoniger. Acanthomyops (Chthonolasius) rufoniger Donisthorpe, 1933c: 537 (w.) ARGENTINA. Combination in Lasiophanes: Wheeler, W.M. 1935c: 70; Donisthorpe, 1937a: 628. Junior synonym of nigriventris: Kusnezov, 1952c: 94.