Acropyga berwicki

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Acropyga berwicki
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acropyga fuhrmanni)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Acropyga
Species: Acropyga berwicki
Wheeler, W.M., 1935

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


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

  • berwicki. Acropyga (Rhizomyrma) berwicki Wheeler, W.M. 1935f: 325, fig. 1 (w.) TRINIDAD. Junior synonym of fuhrmanni: LaPolla, 2004a: 42.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 57, catalogue)
  • LaPolla, J. S. 2004. Acropyga (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the World. The American Entomological Institute 33(3): 1-130 (page 42, junior synonym of fuhrmanni)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1935f. Ants of the genus Acropyga Roger, with description of a new species. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 43: 321-329 (page 325, fig. 1 worker described)