Gnamptogenys bannana

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Gnamptogenys bannana
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Gnamptogenys bicolor)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Gnamptogenys
Species: Gnamptogenys bannana
Xu, Z. & Zhang, 1996

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


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

  • bannana. Gnamptogenys bannana Xu & Zhang, 1996: 55, figs. 1-7 (w.) CHINA. Junior synonym of bicolor: Lattke, 2004: 81.


  • Lattke, J. E. 2004. A Taxonomic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Ant Genus Gnamptogenys Roger in Southeast Asia and Australasia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae). University of California Publications in Entomology 122: 1-266 (page 81, junior synonym of bicolor)
  • Xu, Z.; Zhang, W. 1996. A new species of the genus Gnamptogenys (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae) from southwestern China. Entomotaxonomia 18: 55-58 (page 55, figs. 1-7 worker described)