Oligomyrmex hewitti

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Oligomyrmex hewitti
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Carebara semilaevis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: Oligomyrmex hewitti
Santschi, 1919

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


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

  • hewitti. Oligomyrmex (Aeromyrma) hewitti Santschi, 1919a: 341, fig. 3 (s.w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in Aeromyrma: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 882; in Oligomyrmex: Ettershank, 1966: 123. Junior synonym of semilaevis: Arnold, 1926: 236.