Pheidologeton perpusillus spinosus

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Pheidologeton perpusillus spinosus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Carebara perpusilla)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: Pheidologeton perpusillus spinosus
Forel, 1907

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

Nomenclature

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

  • spinosa. Pheidologeton (Aneleus) perpusillus subsp. spinosus Forel, 1907a: 17 (s.) TANZANIA. Combination in Aneleus: Emery, 1924d: 214; in Oligomyrmex: Bolton, 1995b: 300. Junior synonym of Carebara perpusilla: Fischer, Azorsa & Fisher, 2014: 86.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 300, Combination in Oligomyrmex)
  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 214, Combination in Aneleus)
  • Fernández, F. 2004a. The American species of the myrmicine ant genus Carebara Westwood (Hymentoptera: Formicidae). Caldasia 26(1): 191-238 (page 235, Combination in Carebara)
  • Fischer, G., Azorsa, F. & Fisher, B.L. 2014. The ant genus Carebara Westwood (Hymenoptera, Formicidae): synonymisation of Pheidologeton Mayr under Carebara, establishment and revision of the C. polita species group. ZooKeys 438: 57–112.
  • Forel, A. 1907d. Formicides du Musée National Hongrois. Ann. Hist.-Nat. Mus. Natl. Hung. 5: 1-42 (page 17, soldier described)