Myrmica longiscapus

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Myrmica longiscapus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmica rubra)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: Myrmica longiscapus
Curtis, 1854

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


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

  • longiscapus. Myrmica longiscapus Curtis, 1854: 213, pl. 23, figs. 11-14 (w.q.m.) GREAT BRITAIN. Junior synonym of laevinodis: Mayr, 1863: 433.


  • Curtis, J. 1854. On the genus Myrmica and other indigenous ants. Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. 21: 211-220 (page 213, pl. 23, figs. 11-14 worker, queen, male described)
  • Mayr, G. 1863a. Formicidarum index synonymicus. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 13: 385-460 (page 433, Junior synonym of laevinodis)