Opisthoscyphus scabrosus

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Opisthoscyphus scabrosus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Alfaria minuta)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Alfaria
Species: Opisthoscyphus scabrosus
Mann, 1922

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


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

  • scabrosus. Opisthoscyphus scabrosus Mann, 1922: 5, figs. 2, 3 (w.) HONDURAS.
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Honduras: Lombardia, ii.-iii.1920 (W.M. Mann).
    • Type-depository: USNM.
    • Junior synonym of minuta: Brown, in Borgmeier, 1957: 115; Brown, 1958g: 228, 317; Kempf, 1972a: 113; Brandão & Lattke, 1990: 489; Lattke, 1992a: 127; Bolton, 1995b: 210; Camacho, Franco, Branstetter, et al. 2022: 10.