Myrmecocystus melliger comatus

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Myrmecocystus melliger comatus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmecocystus melliger)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Myrmecocystus
Species: Myrmecocystus melliger comatus
Creighton, 1950

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Type Specimen Label

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


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

  • comatus. Myrmecocystus comatus Creighton, 1950a: 442 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. [First available use of Myrmecocystus melliger subsp. mendax var. comatus Wheeler, W.M. 1908d: 352; unavailable name.] Junior synonym of melliger: Snelling, R.R. 1969a: 4.