Technomyrmex primroseae

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Technomyrmex primroseae
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Technomyrmex pallipes)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Technomyrmex
Species: Technomyrmex primroseae
Donisthorpe, 1949

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


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

  • primroseae. Technomyrmex primroseae Donisthorpe, 1949e: 273 (w.) MAURITIUS. Junior synonym of pallipes: Bolton, 2007a: 57.


  • Donisthorpe, H. 1949f. A new Camponotus from Madagascar and a small collection of ants from Mauritius. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(2): 271-275 (page 273, worker described)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1994. Taxonomic catalog of the ant subfamilies Aneuretinae and Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol. 112:i-xix, 1-241. (see also)