Acropyga moluccana australis

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Acropyga moluccana australis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acropyga acutiventris)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Acropyga
Species: Acropyga moluccana australis
Forel, 1902

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


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

  • australis. Acropyga moluccana var. australis Forel, 1902h: 477 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1968: 209 (l.). Subspecies of acutiventris: Forel, 1911e: 286; of moluccana: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 108. Junior synonym of acutiventris: Taylor, 1992a: 58; LaPolla, 2004a: 31.