Trachymyrmex septentrionalis seminole

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Trachymyrmex septentrionalis seminole
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Trachymyrmex septentrionalis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Trachymyrmex
Species: Trachymyrmex septentrionalis seminole
Creighton, 1950

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


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

  • seminole. Trachymyrmex septentrionalis subsp. seminole Creighton, 1950a: 324 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. [First available use of Atta (Trachymyrmex) septentrionalis subsp. obscurior var. seminole Wheeler, W.M. 1911g: 247; unavailable name.] Junior synonym of septentrionalis: Weber, 1958b: 53.


  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 104: 1-585 (page 324, worker, queen, male described)
  • Weber, N. A. 1958b. Nomenclatural changes in Trachymyrmex (Hym.: Formicidae). Entomol. News 69: 49-55 (page 53, junior synonym of septentrionalis)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1911i. Descriptions of some new fungus-growing ants from Texas, with Mr. C. G. Hartman's observations on their habits. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 19: 245-255 (page 247, first available use of Atta (Trachymyrmex) septentrionalis subsp. obscurior var. seminole)