Typhlomyrmex richardsi

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Typhlomyrmex richardsi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Typhlomyrmex clavicornis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Typhlomyrmecini
Genus: Typhlomyrmex
Species: Typhlomyrmex richardsi
Donisthorpe, 1939

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • richardsi. Typhlomyrmex richardsi Donisthorpe, 1939b: 161 (m.) GUYANA. Junior synonym of clavicornis: Brown, 1965c: 71.


  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1965c. Contributions to a reclassification of the Formicidae. IV. Tribe Typhlomyrmecini (Hymenoptera). Psyche (Camb.) 72: 65-78 (page 71, Junior synonym of clavicornis)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1939c. Typhlomyrmex richardsi (Hym., Formicidae), a new species of ponerine ant from British Guiana. Entomol. Mon. Mag. 75: 161-162 (page 161, male described)