Paratrechina currens

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Paratrechina currens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Paratrechina longicornis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Paratrechina
Species: Paratrechina currens
Motschoulsky, 1863

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


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

  • currens. Paratrechina currens Motschoulsky, 1863: 14 (w.) RUSSIA. Junior synonym of longicornis: Emery, 1892b: 166. Neotype designated: LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010b: 1.


  • Emery, C. 1892c [1891]. Note sinonimiche sulle formiche. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 23: 159-167 (page 166, Junior synonym of longicornis)
  • Motschoulsky, V. de. 1863. Essai d'un catalogue des insectes de l'île Ceylan (suite). Bull. Soc. Imp. Nat. Mosc. 36(3 3: 1-153 (page 14, worker described)