Pseudomyrma carbonaria

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Pseudomyrma carbonaria
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetraponera nitida)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Tetraponera
Species: Pseudomyrma carbonaria
Smith, F., 1863

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


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

  • carbonaria. Pseudomyrma carbonaria Smith, F. 1863: 20 (w.q.) INDONESIA (Bouru I.). Combination in Tetraponera: Smith, F. 1877b: 69; in Sima: Dalla Torre, 1893: 54; in Sima (Tetraponera): Emery, 1921f: 25; in Tetraponera: Donisthorpe, 1932c: 471. Junior synonym of nigra: Dalla Torre, 1893: 54; Forel, 1903a: 709; Bingham, 1903: 110; revived from synonymy as subspecies of laeviceps: Emery, 1900d: 674; revived status as species: Emery, 1921f: 25; junior synonym of nitida: Ward, 2001: 636. See also: Ward, 1990: 488.