Formica esuriens

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Formica esuriens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus atriceps)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Formica esuriens
Smith, F., 1858

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

Nomenclature

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

  • esuriens. Formica esuriens Smith, F. 1858b: 54 (s.w.) MEXICO. Norton, 1868c: 1 (q.m.). Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 5; in C. (Myrmothrix): Emery, 1925b: 107. Subspecies of atriceps: Forel, 1879a: 76; Forel, 1885a: 340. Revived status as species: Pergande, 1896: 862. Subspecies of abdominalis: Emery, 1896d: 372; Forel, 1899c: 133; Kempf, 1972a: 60. Senior synonym of vulpinus: Roger, 1863b: 5; of fulvacea: Forel, 1885a: 340. Junior synonym of atriceps: Hashmi, 1973: 83.

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