Formica affinis Le Guillou

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Formica affinis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyrhachis bihamata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Species: Formica affinis
Le Guillou, 1842

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


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

  • affinis. Formica affinis Le Guillou, 1842: 314 (q.) BORNEO. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Formica affinis Leach, 1825: 290.] Combination in Polyrhachis: Roger, 1863b: 7. Junior synonym of bihamata: Mayr, 1872: 139; Dalla Torre, 1893: 259.