Apterostigma amiae

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Apterostigma amiae
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Apterostigma robustum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Apterostigma
Species: Apterostigma amiae
Weber, 1937

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

Nomenclature

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

  • amiae. Apterostigma amiae Weber, 1937: 391 (w.) GUYANA. Junior synonym of robustum: Weber, 1958c: 249.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 74, catalogue)
  • Weber, N. A. 1937. The biology of the fungus-growing ants. Part l. New forms. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 7: 378-409 (page 391, worker described)
  • Weber, N. A. 1958d. Synonymies and types of Apterostigma (Hym: Formicidae). Entomol. News 69: 243-251 (page 249, junior synonym of robustum)