Pseudomyrma mutica

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Pseudomyrma mutica
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pseudomyrmex phyllophilus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: Pseudomyrma mutica
Mayr, 1887

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

Nomenclature

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

  • mutica. Pseudomyrma mutica Mayr, 1887: 627 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL. Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1960a: 7. Senior synonym of paulina: Kempf, 1961a: 386. Junior synonym of phyllophilus: Kempf, 1967c: 8. See also: Gallardo, 1932a: 58.

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