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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Stenothorax
McAreavey, 1949
Type species
Stenothorax katerinae (junior synonym of Adlerzia froggatti)

Adlerzia froggatti side of body, minor worker

Adlerzia froggatti top of body, minor worker

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • STENOTHORAX [junior synonym of Adlerzia]
    • Stenothorax McAreavey, 1949: 3. Type-species: Stenothorax katerinae (junior synonym of Monomorium (Adlerzia) froggatti, by original designation.
    • Stenothorax junior synonym of Adlerzia: Brown, 1952a: 110.


  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 208, Stenothorax as junior synonym of Adlerzia)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1952a [1951]. Adlerzia froggatti Forel and some new synonymy (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Psyche (Camb.) 58: 110 (page 110, Stenothorax as junior synonym of Adlerzia)
  • McAreavey, J. 1949. Australian Formicidae. New genera and species. Proc. Linn. Soc. N. S. W. 74: 1-25 (page 3, Stenothorax as genus)