Viticicola tessmanni castanea

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Viticicola tessmanni castanea
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetraponera tessmanni)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Tetraponera
Species: Viticicola tessmanni castanea
Wheeler, W.M., 1922

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


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

  • castanea. Viticicola tessmanni var. castanea Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 112 (w.q.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.
    • Junior synonym of tessmanni: Brown, 1950e: 248; Ward, 2022: 38.