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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Pseudostigmacros
McAreavey, 1957
Type species
Stigmacros inermis

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Specimen Labels

This genus is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Stigmacros.


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

  • PSEUDOSTIGMACROS [junior synonym of Stigmacros]
    • Pseudostigmacros McAreavey, 1957: 24 [as subgenus of Stigmacros]. Type-species: Stigmacros (Pseudostigmacros) inermis, by original designation.
    • Pseudostigmacros junior synonym of Stigmacros: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 145.


  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 99, Psuedostigmacros as junior synonym of Stigmacros)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1973b. A comparison of the Hylean and Congo-West African rain forest ant faunas. Pp. 161-185 in: Meggers, B. J., Ayensu, E. S., Duckworth, W. D. (eds.) Tropical forest ecosystems in Africa and South America: a comparative review. Wash (page 184, Psuedostigmacros as junior synonym of Stigmacros [provisional])
  • McAreavey, J. 1957. Revision of the genus Stigmacros Forel. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 21: 7-64 (page 24, Pseudostigmacros as subgenus of Stigmacros)
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 145, Psuedostigmacros as junior synonym of Stigmacros)