Cerapachys pigra

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Cerapachys pigra
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Parasyscia lamborni)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Parasyscia
Species: Cerapachys pigra
Weber, 1942

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

Nomenclature

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

  • pigra. Cerapachys (Cerapachys) pigra Weber, 1942a: 41, fig. 11 (w.) SUDAN.
    • Status as species: Weber, 1943c: 293.
    • Junior synonym of lamborni: Brown, 1975: 23.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 144, catalogue)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1975. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. V. Ponerinae, tribes Platythyreini, Cerapachyini, Cylindromyrmecini, Acanthostichini, and Aenictogitini. Search Agric. (Ithaca N. Y.) 5(1 1: 1-115 (page 23, junior synonym of lamborni)
  • Weber, N. A. 1942b. New doryline, cerapachyine and ponerine ants from the Imatong Mountains, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 44: 40-49 (page 41, fig. 11 worker described)