Myrmica vastator

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Myrmica vastator
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Monomorium pharaonis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: Myrmica vastator
Smith, F., 1857

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

Nomenclature

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

  • vastator. Myrmica vastator Smith, F. 1857a: 71 (w.) SINGAPORE. Combination in Monomorium: Mayr, 1886c: 359. Junior synonym of destructor: Dalla Torre, 1893: 66; of pharaonis: Donisthorpe, 1932c: 449.

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