Myrmecocystus lucasi

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Myrmecocystus lucasi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cataglyphis bombycina)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphis
Species: Myrmecocystus lucasi
Emery, 1898

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


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

  • lucasi. Myrmecocystus lucasi Emery, 1898c: 147 (w.) TUNISIA. Bernard, 1953a: 203 (m.). Combination in Cataglyphis: Emery, 1912f: 104; in C. (Machaeromyrma): Santschi, 1929b: 30. Senior synonym of lameerei: Emery, in Forel, 1902g: 463. Junior synonym of bombycina: Cagniant, 2006a: 194.