Aphaenogaster gracilinodis

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Aphaenogaster gracilinodis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Messor rufotestaceus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Messor
Species: Aphaenogaster gracilinodis
Emery, 1878

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


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

  • gracilinodis. Aphaenogaster gracilinodis Emery, 1878b: 55 (w.) SYRIA. Subspecies of rufotestaceus: Emery, 1880: 395. Junior synonym of rufotestaceus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 104.