Pristomyrmex castaneicolor

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Pristomyrmex castaneicolor
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pristomyrmex umbripennis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Pristomyrmex
Species: Pristomyrmex castaneicolor
Donisthorpe, 1949

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

Nomenclature

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

  • castaneicolor. Pristomyrmex castaneicolor Donisthorpe, 1949g: 412 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of umbripennis: Wang, M. 2003: 525.

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1949h. A seventh instalment of the Ross Collection of ants from New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(2): 401-422 (page 412, worker described)
  • Wang, M. 2003. A Monographic Revision of the Ant Genus Pristomyrmex (Hymenoptera:Formicidae). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 157(6): 383-542 (page 525, Junior synonym of umbripennis)