Meranoplus castaneus hammaceros

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Meranoplus castaneus hammaceros
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Meranoplus castaneus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Meranoplus
Species: Meranoplus castaneus hammaceros
Forel, 1912

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

Nomenclature

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

  • hammaceros. Meranoplus castaneus subsp. hammaceros Forel, 1912n: 60 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). Junior synonym of castaneus: Schödl, 1998: 378.

References

  • Forel, A. 1912o. Einige neue und interessante Ameisenformen aus Sumatra etc. Zool. Jahrb. Suppl. 15("Erster Ba Band: 51-78 (page 60, worker described)
  • Schödl, S. 1998. Taxonomic revision of Oriental Meranoplus F. Smith, 1853 (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien. B. Bot. Zool. 100: 361-394 (page 378, Junior synonym of castaneus)