Odontomachus sericeus

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Odontomachus sericeus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Odontomachus bauri)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Odontomachus
Species: Odontomachus sericeus
Provancher, 1895

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


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

  • sericeus. Odontomachus sericeus Provancher, 1895: 97 (q.) TRINIDAD. Junior synonym of bauri: Brown, 1976a: 102.


  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1976c. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. Part VI. Ponerinae, tribe Ponerini, subtribe Odontomachiti. Section A. Introduction, subtribal characters. Genus Odontomachus. Stud. Entomol. 19: 67-171 (page 102, Junior synonym of bauri)
  • Provancher, L. 1895. Les dernières descriptions de l'Abbé Provancher. Nat. Can. (Qué.) 22: 95-97 (page 97, queen described)