Plectroctena minor conjugata

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Plectroctena minor conjugata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Plectroctena mandibularis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Plectroctena
Species: Plectroctena minor conjugata
Santschi, 1914

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


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

  • conjugata. Plectroctena minor st. conjugata Santschi, 1914e: 8 (w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA. Santschi, 1924a: 166 (m.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1989b: 52 (l.). Raised to species: Santschi, 1924a: 166. Junior synonym of mandibularis: Arnold, 1926: 209. Revived from synonymy: Bolton, 1974c: 326. Junior synonym of mandibularis: Villet, McKitterick & Robertson, 1999: 282.