Plectroctena punctatus

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Plectroctena punctatus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Plectroctena subterranea)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Plectroctena
Species: Plectroctena punctatus
Santschi, 1924

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


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

  • punctatus. Plectroctena punctatus Santschi, 1924a: 170 (m.) KENYA. Junior synonym of subterranea: Bolton, 1974c: 333.