Centromyrmex congolensis

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Centromyrmex congolensis
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 congolensis
Weber, 1949

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.

  • congolensis. Centromyrmex congolensis Weber, 1949b: 5, figs. 3, 4 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Junior synonym of sellaris: Bolton & Fisher, 2008c: 23.


  • Weber, N. A. 1949b. New ponerine ants from equatorial Africa. Am. Mus. Novit. 1398: 1-9 (page 5, figs. 3, 4 worker described)