Myopopone wollastoni

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Myopopone wollastoni
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myopopone castanea)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Myopopone
Species: Myopopone wollastoni
Donisthorpe, 1942

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


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

  • wollastoni. Myopopone wollastoni Donisthorpe, 1942c: 29 (q.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of castanea: Wilson, 1958a: 144.


  • Wilson, E. O. 1958c. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia. I. The tribe Leptogenyini. II. The tribes Amblyoponini and Platythyreini. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 101-153 (page 144, Junior synonym of castanea)