Polyrhachis iperpunctata

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Polyrhachis iperpunctata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyrhachis latispina)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Species: Polyrhachis iperpunctata
Menozzi, 1942

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

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • iperpunctata. Polyrhachis (Myrma) iperpunctata Menozzi, 1942: 181, fig. 4 (w.) EQUATORIAL GUINEA (Bioko I.). [Also given as new in Eidmann, 1944: 466. Misspelled as iperstriata by Eidmann, 1944: 424.] Junior synonym of latispina: Bolton, 1973b: 310.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1973b. The ant genus Polyrhachis F. Smith in the Ethiopian region (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 28: 283-369 (page 310, Junior synonym of latispina)
  • Eidmann, H. 1944. Die Ameisenfauna von Fernando Poo. 27. Beitrag zu den Ergebnissen der Westafrika-Expedition. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Ökol. Geogr. Tiere 76: 413-490 (page 466, also described as new. Misspelled as iperstriata by Eidmann, 1944: 424.] )
  • Menozzi, C. 1942a. Formiche dell'isola Fernando Poo e del territorio del Rio Muni (Guinea Spagnola). 24. Beitrag zu den wissenschaftlichen Ergebnissen der Forschungsreise H. Eidmann nach Spanisch-Guinea 1939 bis 1940. Zool. Anz. 140: 164-182 (page 181, fig. 4 worker described)