Pheidologeton pygmaeus bugnioni

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Pheidologeton pygmaeus bugnioni
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Carebara pygmaea)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Carebara
Species: Pheidologeton pygmaeus bugnioni
Forel, 1915

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

Nomenclature

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

  • bugnioni. Pheidologeton (Aneleus) pygmaeus var. bugnioni Forel, 1915a: 28 (s.) SRI LANKA. Combination in Aneleus: Emery, 1924d: 214; in Pheidologeton: Ettershank, 1966: 118. Junior synonym of pygmeae: Fischer, Azorsa & Fisher, 2014: 72.

References

  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 214, Combination in Aneleus)
  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 118, Combination in Pheidologeton)
  • 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. 1915a. Fauna Simalurensis. Hymenoptera Aculeata, Fam. Formicidae. Tijdschr. Entomol. 58: 22-43 (page 28, soldier described)