Acropyga jiangxiensis

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Acropyga jiangxiensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acropyga nipponensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Acropyga
Species: Acropyga jiangxiensis
Wang, C. & Wu, J., 1992

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


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

  • jiangxiensis. Acropyga (Atopodon) jiangxiensis Wang, C. & Wu, 1992a: 226, figs. 1-4 (w.m.) CHINA. Junior synonym of nipponensis: LaPolla, 2004a: 39.


  • 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 39, junior synonym of nipponensis)
  • Wang, C.; Wu, J. 1992a. A new species of the ant genus Acropyga Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of China. Sci. Silvae Sin. 28: 226-229 (page 226, figs. 1-4 worker, male described)