Myrmica galbula

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Myrmica galbula
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Messor capitatus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: Myrmica galbula
Losana, 1834

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

Nomenclature

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

  • galbula. Myrmica galbula Losana, 1834: 326, pl. 36, fig. 5 (w.) ITALY. Junior synonym of barbarus: Roger, 1863b: 29; of capitatus: Emery, 1921f: 70.

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