Pogonomyrmex vermiculatus variabilis

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Pogonomyrmex vermiculatus variabilis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pogonomyrmex carbonarius)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Pogonomyrmecini
Genus: Pogonomyrmex
Species: Pogonomyrmex vermiculatus variabilis
Santschi, 1916

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Specimen labels

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


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

  • variabilis. Pogonomyrmex vermiculatus var. variabilis Santschi, 1916b: 511 (w.m.) ARGENTINA.
    • Raised to species: Kusnezov, 1951a: 253.
    • Junior synonym of carbonarius: Johnson, 2021: 57.