Polyergus rufescens laeviceps

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Polyergus rufescens laeviceps
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyergus mexicanus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Polyergus
Species: Polyergus rufescens laeviceps
Wheeler, W.M., 1915

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

Nomenclature

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

  • laeviceps. Polyergus rufescens subsp. laeviceps Wheeler, W.M. 1915b: 420 (w.) U.S.A. Junior synonym of mexicanus: Trager, 2013: 515. See also: Creighton, 1950a: 559.

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