Polyrhachis schoutedeni

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Polyrhachis schoutedeni
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyrhachis nigrita)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Species: Polyrhachis schoutedeni
Santschi, 1919

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

Nomenclature

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

  • schoutedeni. Polyrhachis (Myrma) schoutedeni Santschi, 1919c: 249 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Junior synonym of nigrita: Bolton, 1973b: 328.

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 328, Junior synonym of nigrita)
  • Santschi, F. 1919c. Fourmis nouvelles du Congo. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 6: 243-250 (page 249, worker described)