Prenolepis bruchi

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Prenolepis bruchi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Lasiophanes picinus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Lasiophanes
Species: Prenolepis bruchi
Forel, 1915

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

Nomenclature

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

  • bruchi. Prenolepis bruchi Forel, 1915c: 361 (w.) ARGENTINA. Combination in Melophorus (Lasiophanes): Santschi, 1920d: 383; in Lasiophanes: Wheeler, W.M. 1935c: 70. Junior synonym of picinus: Snelling & Hunt, 1976: 107.

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