Myrmica everesti

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Myrmica everesti
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmica rupestris)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: Myrmica everesti
Donisthorpe, 1929

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


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

  • everesti. Myrmica everesti Donisthorpe, 1929a: 445 (w.) TIBET. Junior synonym of rupestris: Radchenko & Elmes, 2001a: 245.


  • Donisthorpe, H. 1929a. The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) taken by Major R. W. G. Hingston, M.C., I.M.S. (ret.), on the Mount Everest Expedition, 1924. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(4): 444-449 (page 445, worker described)
  • Radchenko, A. G.; Elmes, G.W. 2001b. A taxonomic revision of the ant genus Myrmica Latreille, 1804 from the Himalaya (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Entomol. Basil. 23: 237-276 (page 245, Junior synonym of rupestris)