Acanthomyrmex dyak

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Acanthomyrmex dyak
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acanthomyrmex ferox)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Acanthomyrmex
Species: Acanthomyrmex dyak
Wheeler, W.M., 1919

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


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

  • dyak. Acanthomyrmex dyak Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 86 (s.w.) BORNEO. Junior synonym of ferox: Moffett, 1986c: 70.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 53, catalogue)
  • Moffett, M. W. 1986c. Revision of the myrmicine genus Acanthomyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 151: 55-89 (page 70, Junior synonym of ferox)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1919f. The ants of Borneo. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 63: 43-147 (page 86, soldier, worker described)