Aphaenogaster semipolita ionia Baroni Urbani

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Aphaenogaster semipolita ionia
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Aphaenogaster melitensis)
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 melitensis.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • ionia. Aphaenogaster semipolita subsp. ionia Baroni Urbani, 1968b: 422, figs. 10, 12 (w.) ITALY. Junior primary homonym and synonym of ionia Santschi: Bolton, 1995b: 70. Junior synonym of melitensis: Boer, 2013: 68.