Stenamma occidentale

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Stenamma occidentale
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Stenamma snellingi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Stenamma
Species: Stenamma occidentale
Smith, M.R., 1957

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Type Specimen Label

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Stenamma snellingi.


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

  • occidentale. Stenamma occidentale Smith, M.R. 1957b: 146, pl. 2, fig. 7 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. [Junior primary homonym of occidentale Emery, 1895c: 301, above.] Replacement name: snellingi Bolton, 1995b: 394.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 394, Replacement name: snellingi)
  • Smith, M. R. 1957b. Revision of the genus Stenamma Westwood in America north of Mexico (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Am. Midl. Nat. 57: 133-174 (page 146, pl. 2, fig. 7 worker, queen, male described)