Aphaenogaster semipolita ionia Baroni Urbani

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Aphaenogaster semipolita ionia
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Aphaenogaster balcanica)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: Aphaenogaster semipolita ionia
Baroni Urbani, 1968

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


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

  • ionia. Aphaenogaster semipolita subsp. ionia Baroni Urbani, 1968b: 422, figs. 10, 12 (w.) MALTA (Malta I., Gozo I.), ITALY, ALBANIA, CROATIA.
    • [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Aphaenogaster semipolita var. ionia Santschi, 1933c: 390 (Bolton, 1995b: 70).]
    • Status as species: Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a: 53; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b: 269 (in key); Collingwood, 1993b: 194; Petrov, 2006: 90 (in key) (error).
    • Junior synonym of ionia Santschi: Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 43; Bolton, 1995b: 70.
    • Junior synonym of balcanica: Boer, 2013: 65 (by implication).