Myrmica kurokii sontica

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Myrmica kurokii sontica
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmica ruginodis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: Myrmica kurokii sontica
Santschi, 1937

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


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

  • sontica. Myrmica kurokii var. sontica Santschi, 1937h: 367 (w.) JAPAN. Currently subspecies of kurokii: Weber, 1947: 470. Junior synonym of ruginodis: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 236.


  • Santschi, F. 1937h. Fourmis du Japon et de Formose. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 77: 361-388 (page 367, worker described)
  • Weber, N. A. 1947b. A revision of the North American ants of the genus Myrmica Latreille with a synopsis of the Palearctic species. I. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 40: 437-474 (page 470, Subspecies of kurokii)