Myrmica subopaca

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Myrmica subopaca
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmica schencki)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: Myrmica subopaca
Arnol'di, 1934

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

Nomenclature

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

  • subopaca. Myrmica schencki nat. subopaca Arnol'di, 1934: 172, figs. 36, 37 (w.) UKRAINE. [Also described as new by Arnol'di, in Karavaiev, 1934: 96.] [Unresolved junior primary homonym of subopaca Smith, F. 1858b: 127, above.] Junior synonym of schencki: Arnol'di, 1970b: 1843.

References

  • Arnol'di, K. V. 1934. Studien über die Systematik der Ameisen. VIII. Vorläufige Ergebnisse einer biometrischen Untersuchung einiger Myrmica-Arten aus dem europäischen Teile der USSR. Folia Zool. Hydrobiol. 6: 151-174 (page 172, figs. 36, 37 worker described)
  • Arnol'di, K. V. 1970b. Review of the ant genus Myrmica (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in the European part of the USSR. Zool. Zh. 4 49: 1829-1844 (page 1843, Junior synonym of schencki)