Myrmica gracillima

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Myrmica gracillima
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 gracillima
Smith, F., 1861

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

Nomenclature

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

  • gracillima. Myrmica gracillima Smith, F. 1861a: 34 (w.) ISRAEL. Emery, 1877b: 369 (footnote) (q.m.). Combination in Monomorium: Mayr, 1862: 753; in M. (Parholcomyrmex): Emery, 1915i: 190. Subspecies of destructor: Forel, 1913d: 437. Junior synonym of destructor: Bolton, 1987: 324.

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