Paratrechina weissi nimba

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Nylanderia weissi nimba
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Nylanderia jaegerskioeldi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Nylanderia
Species: Paratrechina weissi nimba
Bernard, 1953

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

Nomenclature

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

  • nimba. Paratrechina weissi subsp. nimba Bernard, 1953b: 258, fig. 15 (w.q.) GUINEA. Combination in Nylanderia: LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010a: 127. Junior synonym of jaegerskioeldi: LaPolla, Hawkes & Fisher, 2011: 17.

Description

References

  • Bernard, F. 1953b [1952]. La réserve naturelle intégrale du Mt Nimba. XI. Hyménoptères Formicidae. Mém. Inst. Fr. Afr. Noire 19: 165-270 (page 258, fig. 15 worker, queen described)
  • LaPolla, J.S., Hawkes, P.G. & Fisher, B.L. (2011) Monograph of Nylanderia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the World, Part I: Nylanderia in the Afrotropics. Zootaxa 3110: 10–36.