Pseudomyrma spinolae scelerosa

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Pseudomyrma spinolae scelerosa
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pseudomyrmex spinicola)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: Pseudomyrma spinolae scelerosa
Enzmann, E.V., 1944

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

Nomenclature

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

  • scelerosa. Pseudomyrma spinolae var. scelerosa Enzmann, E.V. 1944: 91 (w.) NICARAGUA. [The name spinolae is a misspelling of spinicola.] [Unresolved junior primary homonym of sclerosa Wheeler, above.] Junior synonym of scelerosa Wheeler: Brown, 1949a: 43.

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