Sericomyrmex beniensis

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Sericomyrmex beniensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Sericomyrmex bondari)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Sericomyrmex
Species: Sericomyrmex beniensis
Weber, 1938

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

Nomenclature

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

  • beniensis. Sericomyrmex beniensis Weber, 1938b: 182 (w.) BOLIVIA.
    • Status as species: Kempf, 1972a: 229; Bolton, 1995b: 382.
    • Junior synonym of bondari: Ješovnik & Schultz, 2017a: 44.

References

  • Ješovnik, A., Schultz, T.R. 2017. Revision of the fungus-farming ant genus Sericomyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae). ZooKeys, 670, 1–109 (DOI 10.3897/zookeys.670.11839).
  • Weber, N. A. 1938b. The biology of the fungus-growing ants. Part IV. Additional new forms. Part V. The Attini of Bolivia. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 9: 154-206 (page 182, worker described)