Myrmica ominosa

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Myrmica ominosa
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 ominosa
Gerstäcker, 1859

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


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

  • ominosa. Myrmica ominosa Gerstäcker, 1859: 263 (w.) MOZAMBIQUE. [Also described as new by Gerstäcker, 1862: 517.] Combination in Monomorium: Roger, 1863b: 31. Senior synonym of atomaria: Roger, 1863b: 31. Junior synonym of destructor: Dalla Torre, 1893: 66.