Odontomachus tyrannicus obsolescens

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Odontomachus tyrannicus obsolescens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Odontomachus tyrannicus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Odontomachus
Species: Odontomachus tyrannicus obsolescens
Donisthorpe, 1940

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


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

  • obsolescens. Odontomachus tyrannicus var. obsolescens Donisthorpe, 1940c: 106 (w.m.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of tyrannicus: Wilson, 1959a: 501.


  • Donisthorpe, H. 1940c. Some new forms of Odontomachus (Hym., Formicidae). Entomologist 73: 106-109 (page 106, worker, male described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1959c. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia V. The tribe Odontomachini. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 120: 483-510 (page 501, Junior synonym of tyrannicus)