Pogonomyrmex carettei

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Pogonomyrmex carettei
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pogonomyrmex brevibarbis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Pogonomyrmecini
Genus: Pogonomyrmex
Species group: brevibarbis
Species: Pogonomyrmex carettei
Santschi, 1922

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


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

  • carettei. Pogonomyrmex carettei Santschi, 1922b: 351 (w.q.m.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of brevibarbis: Kusnezov, 1951a: 250.


  • Kusnezov, N. 1951e. El género Pogonomyrmex Mayr (Hym., Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 11: 227-333 (page 250, Junior synonym of brevibarbis)
  • Santschi, F. 1922c. Myrmicines, dolichodérines et autres formicides néotropiques. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 54: 345-378 (page 351, worker, queen, male described)