Strumigenys cognata

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Strumigenys cognata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Strumigenys simoni)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Strumigenys
Species: Strumigenys cognata
Santschi, 1911

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


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

  • cognata. Strumigenys cognata Santschi, 1911c: 362 (w.q.) ANGOLA. Santschi, 1913b: 258 (q.). Combination in S. (Trichoscapa): Santschi, 1913b: 258 (in key); in S. (Cephaloxys): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 919. Subspecies of escherichi: Forel, 1913b: 317 (in text); Forel, 1916: 427. Junior synonym of simoni: Brown, 1952e: 82.