Myrmica basalis

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Myrmica basalis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Trichomyrmex destructor)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Trichomyrmex
Species: Myrmica basalis
Smith, F., 1858

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


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

  • basalis. Myrmica basalis Smith, F. 1858b: 125 (w.) SRI LANKA. Combination in Monomorium: Mayr, 1865: 92. Junior synonym of destructor: Forel, 1894b: 86.