Myrmica ruzskyana

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Myrmica ruzskyana
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmica bactriana)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: Myrmica ruzskyana
Radchenko & Elmes, 2010

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


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

  • exigua. Myrmica smythiesi subsp. exigua Ruzsky, 1915a: 440, figs. 19, 20 (w.m.) TIBET.
    • [Junior primary homonym of exigua Buckley, 1867: 342, above.]
    • Replacement name: ruzskyana Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 249.
  • ruzskyana. Myrmica ruzskyana Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 249.
    • Replacement name for exigua Ruzsky, 1915a: 440. [Junior primary homonym of exigua Buckley, 1867: 342.]
    • Junior synonym of bactriana: Seifert et al., 2018: 105.