Wasmannia auropunctata nigricans

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Wasmannia auropunctata nigricans
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Wasmannia auropunctata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Wasmannia
Species: Wasmannia auropunctata nigricans
Emery, 1906

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


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

  • nigricans. Wasmannia auropunctata var. nigricans Emery, 1906c: 160 (w.) PARAGUAY. Junior synonym of auropunctata: Longino & Fernández, 2007: 276.


  • Emery, C. 1906c [1905]. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XXVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 37: 107-194 (page 160, worker described)