Labidus saji

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Labidus saji
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Labidus coecus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Labidus
Species: Labidus saji
Haldeman, 1852

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


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

  • saji. Labidus saji Haldeman, 1852: 367, pl. 9, figs. 1-3 (m.) U.S.A. [Spelling emended to sayi by Roger, 1863b: 42, repeated by all later authors.] Combination in Eciton (Labidus): Mayr, 1886d: 440. Subspecies of servillei: Emery, 1890b: 39; of latreillii: Dalla Torre, 1893: 4. Junior synonym of coecus: Emery, 1895c: 258. Revived from synonymy as subspecies of coecus: Santschi, 1923g: 1261. Junior synonym of coecus: Borgmeier, 1955: 86.


  • Borgmeier, T. 1955. Die Wanderameisen der neotropischen Region. Stud. Entomol. 3: 1-720 (page 86, Junior synonym of coecus)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 4, Variety of latreillii)
  • Emery, C. 1890c. Studii sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 22: 38-80 (page 39, Variety of servillei)
  • Emery, C. 1895d. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamerikanischen Ameisenfauna. (Schluss). Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 257-360 (page 258, Junior synonym of coecus)
  • Haldeman, S. S. 1852. Appendix C. - Insects. Pp. 366-378 in: Stansbury, H. An expedition to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah; including a description of its geography, natural history, and minerals, and an analysis of its waters. London: Sampson Low, Son & Co., 487 pp. (page 367, pl. 9, figs. 1-3 male described)
  • Mayr, G. 1886d. Die Formiciden der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 36: 419-464 (page 440, Combination in Eciton)
  • Santschi, F. 1923g. Descriptions de quelques nouvelles fourmis du Brésil. Rev. Mus. Paul. 1 13: 1255-1264 (page 1261, Revived from synonymy as variety of coecus)