Myrmecina graminicola quadrispina

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Myrmecina graminicola quadrispina
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmecina americana)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Myrmecina
Species: Myrmecina graminicola quadrispina
Enzmann, J., 1946

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

Nomenclature

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

  • quadrispina. Myrmecina graminicola subsp. quadrispina Enzmann, J. 1946a: 13, figs. 1, 2 (w.) U.S.A. Junior synonym of americana: Brown, 1949a: 44.

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1949a. Synonymic and other notes on Formicidae (Hymenoptera). Psyche (Camb.) 56: 41-49 (page 44, Junior synonym of americana)
  • Enzmann, J. 1946a. A new form of Myrmecina. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 54: 13-15 (page 13, figs. 1, 2 worker described)