Plagiolepis augusti

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Plagiolepis augusti
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Plagiolepis alluaudi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Plagiolepis
Species: Plagiolepis augusti
Emery, 1921

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • augusti. Plagiolepis augusti Emery, 1921d: 317. Replacement name for foreli Mann, 1921: 473. [Junior primary homonym of foreli Santschi, 1920g: 165.] Junior synonym of alluaudi: Smith, M.R. 1958b: 196.


  • Emery, C. 1921d. Notes critiques de myrmécologie. [IX-X.]. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 61: 313-319 (page 317, Replacement name for foreli; Plagiolepis)
  • Mann, W. M. 1921. The ants of the Fiji Islands. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 64: 401-499 (page 473, Replaced name)
  • Smith, M. R. 1958b [1957]. A contribution to the taxonomy, distribution and biology of the vagrant ant, Plagiolepis alluaudi Emery (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 65: 195-198 (page 196, Junior synonym of alluaudi)