Alfaria bufonis

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Alfaria bufonis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Alfaria simulans)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Alfaria
Species: Alfaria bufonis
Mann, 1926

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


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

  • bufonis. Alfaria bufonis Mann, 1926: 101 (w.) MEXICO (Oaxaca).
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Mexico: Oaxaca, Choapam, 28.vii.1894, in stomach of toad Bufo valliceps (Nelson & Goldman).
    • Type-depository: USNM.
    • Combination in Gnamptogenys: Brown, 1958g: 227;
    • combination in Alfaria: Camacho, Franco, Branstetter, et al. 2022: 10.
    • Status as species: Borgmeier, 1949: 205 (in key); Brown, 1958g: 227, 317; Kempf, 1972a: 112; Bolton, 1995b: 208; Lattke, 1992a: 126; Lattke, et al. 2007: 264 (in key).
    • Junior synonym of simulans: Lattke & Delsinne, 2016: 142; Camacho, Franco, Branstetter, et al. 2022: 10.