Pachycondyla atrovirens

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Pachycondyla atrovirens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neoponera carbonaria)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Neoponera
Species: Pachycondyla atrovirens
Mayr, 1866

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

Nomenclature

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

  • atrovirens. Pachycondyla atrovirens Mayr, 1866b: 890 (w.q.) COLOMBIA. [Also described as new by Mayr, 1870a: 397 (in key).] Combination in Euponera (Mesoponera): Emery, 1901a: 47; in Mesoponera: Kempf, 1972a: 141; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 303. Junior synonym of carbonaria: Mackay & Mackay, 2010: 228.

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1995a. [Untitled. Taxonomic changes in Pachycondyla attributed to Brown.] Pp. 302-311 in: Bolton, B. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 303, Combination in Pachycondyla)
  • Emery, C. 1901b. Notes sur les sous-familles des Dorylines et Ponérines (Famille des Formicides). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 45: 32-54 (page 47, Combination in Euponera (Mesoponera))
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 141, Combination in Mesoponera)
  • Mayr, G. 1866b. Diagnosen neuer und wenig gekannter Formiciden. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 16: 885-908 (page 890, worker, queen described)