Stenamma knowltoni

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Stenamma knowltoni
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Stenamma smithi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Stenamma
Species: Stenamma knowltoni
Gregg, 1972

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

Nomenclature

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

  • knowltoni. Stenamma knowltoni Gregg, 1972: 35, fig. 1 (w.q.) U.S.A. Junior synonym of smithi: Snelling, R.R. 1973c: 12.

References

  • Gregg, R. E. 1972a. A new species of Stenamma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Utah. Great Basin Nat. 32: 35-39 (page 35, fig. 1 worker, queen described)
  • Snelling, R. R. 1973c. Studies on California ants. 7. The genus Stenamma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Contr. Sci. (Los Angel.) 245: 1-38 (page 12, Junior synonym of smithi)