Melophorus turneri candidus

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Melophorus turneri candidus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Melophorus turneri)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Melophorus
Species: Melophorus turneri candidus
Santschi, 1919

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


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

  • candidus. Melophorus turneri st. candida Santschi, 1919a: 328, fig. 2 (w.) AUSTRALIA.
    • Subspecies of turneri: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 125; Bolton, 1995b: 250.
    • Junior synonym of turneri: Heterick, et al. 2017: 315.