Paratrechina troglodytes

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Paratrechina troglodytes
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Nylanderia myops)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Nylanderia
Species: Paratrechina troglodytes
Weber, 1934

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


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

  • troglodytes. Paratrechina (Nylanderia) troglodytes Weber, 1934a: 58, fig. 7 (w.) CUBA. Junior synonym of myops: Brown, 1955g: 135.


  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1955g. Nylanderia myops (Mann), new combination (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Psyche (Camb.) 62: 135-136 (page 135, Junior synonym of myops)
  • Weber, N. A. 1934a. Notes on neotropical ants, including the descriptions of new forms. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 4: 22-59 (page 58, fig. 7 worker described)