Centromyrmex arnoldi

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Centromyrmex arnoldi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Centromyrmex sellaris)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Centromyrmex
Species: Centromyrmex arnoldi
Santschi, 1919

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


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

  • arnoldi. Centromyrmex arnoldi Santschi, 1919b: 229, figs. a-d (w.m.) MOZAMBIQUE. Subspecies of constanciae: Santschi, 1920b: 8. Junior synonym of constanciae: Arnold, 1926: 199 (in text); of sellaris: Bolton & Fisher, 2008c: 22.


  • Arnold, G. 1926. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Appendix. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 23: 191-295 (page 199, Junior synonym of constanciae)
  • Santschi, F. 1919b. Fourmis nouvelles éthiopiennes. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 6: 229-240 (page 229, figs. a-d worker, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1920b. Formicides nouveaux du Gabon, du Congo, de la Rhodesia et du Natal. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 60: 6-17 (page 8, Variety of constanciae)