Pristomyrmex taurus

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Pristomyrmex taurus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pristomyrmex bicolor)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Pristomyrmex
Species: Pristomyrmex taurus
Stitz, 1925

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

Nomenclature

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

  • taurus. Pristomyrmex taurus Stitz, 1925: 120, fig. 5 (w.) PHILIPPINES. Junior synonym of bicolor: Wang, M. 2003: 425.

References

  • Stitz, H. 1925c. Ameisen von den Philippinen, den malayischen und ozeanischen Inseln. Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1923: 110-136 (page 120, fig. 5 worker described)
  • Wang, M. 2003. A Monographic Revision of the Ant Genus Pristomyrmex (Hymenoptera:Formicidae). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 157(6): 383-542 (page 425, Junior synonnym of bicolor)