Pseudolasius signatus

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Pseudolasius signatus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pseudolasius breviceps)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Pseudolasius
Species: Pseudolasius signatus
Stitz, 1911

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


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

  • signatus. Pseudolasius signatus Stitz, 1911a: 370, fig. 17 (q.m.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of breviceps: Viehmeyer, 1914b: 43.


  • Stitz, H. 1911a. Australische Ameisen. (Neu-Guinea und Salomons-Inseln, Festland, Neu-Seeland). Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1911: 351-381 (page 370, fig. 17 queen, male described)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914b [1913]. Neue und unvollständig bekannte Ameisen der alten Welt. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)79(1 12: 24-60 (page 43, Junior synonym of breviceps)