Cardiocondyla nilotica

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Cardiocondyla nilotica
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cardiocondyla fajumensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Cardiocondyla
Species: Cardiocondyla nilotica
Weber, 1952

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

Nomenclature

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

  • nilotica. Cardiocondyla nilotica Weber, 1952a: 8, fig. 13 (w.) SUDAN. Junior synonym of fajumensis: Seifert, 2003a: 260. See also: Bolton, 1982: 315.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1982. Afrotropical species of the myrmecine ant genera Cardiocondyla, Leptothorax, Melissotarsus, Messor and Cataulacus (Formicidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology, 46: 307-370 (page 315, see also)
  • Seifert, B. 2003a. The ant genus Cardiocondyla (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae) - a taxonomic revision of the C. elegans, C. bulgarica, C. batesii, C. nuda, C. shuckardi, C. stambuloffii, C. wroughtonii, C. emeryi, and C. minutior species groups. Ann. (page 260, Junior synonym of fajumensis)
  • Weber, N. A. 1952a. Studies on African Myrmicinae, I (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Am. Mus. Novit. 1548: 1-32 PDF (page 8, fig. 13 worker described)