Froggattella kirbyi ianthina

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Froggattella kirbyi ianthina
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Froggattella kirbii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Froggattella
Species: Froggattella kirbyi ianthina
Wheeler, W.M., 1936

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

Nomenclature

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

  • ianthina. Froggattella kirbyi subsp. ianthina Wheeler, W.M. 1936a: 8 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of kirbii: Shattuck, 1996b: 45.

References

  • Shattuck, S. O. 1996b. The Australian ant genus Froggattella (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) revisited. Aust. J. Entomol. 35: 43-47 (page 45, Junior synonym of kirbii)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1936a. The Australian ant genus Froggattella. Am. Mus. Novit. 842: 1-11 (page 8, worker described)