Trapeziopelta punctigera

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Trapeziopelta punctigera
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Myopias papua)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Myopias
Species: Trapeziopelta punctigera
Emery, 1901

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Myopias papua.


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

  • punctigera. Trapeziopelta punctigera Emery, 1901h: 155 (w.) NEW GUINEA. [Junior primary homonym of punctigera Emery, above.] Combination in Myopias: Bolton, 1995b: 270. Replacement name: papua Snelling, R.R. 2008: 261.