Formica masonia

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Formica masonia
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Liometopum apiculatum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Liometopum
Species: Formica masonia
Buckley, 1866

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • masonia. Formica masonia Buckley, 1866: 165 (w.) U.S.A. Combination possibly in Liometopum: Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 23. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Dolichoderinae: Smith, D.R. 1979: 1422; Shattuck, 1994: 171. Incertae sedis in Liometopum: Bolton, 1995b: 247. Nomen oblitum, synonym of apiculatum: Del Toro, et al., 2009: 316.