Apterostigma wasmanni petiolatum

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Apterostigma wasmanni petiolatum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Apterostigma auriculatum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Apterostigma
Species: Apterostigma wasmanni petiolatum
Weber, 1938

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

Nomenclature

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

  • petiolatum. Apterostigma wasmanni subsp. petiolatum Weber, 1938b: 175, fig. 10 (w.m.) BOLIVIA. Subspecies of auriculatum: Weber, 1958c: 244. Junior synonym of auriculatum: Lattke, 1997: 139.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 74, catalogue)
  • Lattke, J. E. 1997. Revisión del género Apterostigma Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Arq. Zool. (São Paulo) 34: 121-221 (page 139, Junior synonym of auriculatum)
  • Weber, N. A. 1938b. The biology of the fungus-growing ants. Part IV. Additional new forms. Part V. The Attini of Bolivia. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 9: 154-206 (page 175, fig .10 worker, male described)
  • Weber, N. A. 1958d. Synonymies and types of Apterostigma (Hym: Formicidae). Entomol. News 69: 243-251 (page 244, subspecies of auriculatum)