Plagiolepis braunsi

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Plagiolepis braunsi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Anoplolepis steingroeveri)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Anoplolepis
Species: Plagiolepis braunsi
Forel, 1913

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


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

  • braunsi. Plagiolepis braunsi Forel, 1913a: 141 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in Plagiolepis (Anoplolepis): Santschi, 1914b: 123; in Plagiolepis (Zealleyella): Arnold, 1922: 592; in Anoplolepis: Emery, 1925b: 17. Junior synonym of steingroeveri: Prins, 1982: 217.