Woitkowskia mexicana

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Woitkowskia mexicana
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neivamyrmex halidaii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Neivamyrmex
Species: Woitkowskia mexicana
Enzmann, E.V., 1952

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

Nomenclature

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

  • mexicana. Woitkowskia mexicana Enzmann, E.V. 1952: 445, figs. 3, 8 (m.) MEXICO. [Unresolved junior secondary homonym of mexicanus Smith (Bolton, 1995b: 290).] Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1955: 459 (as species inquirenda). Junior synonym of halidaii: Snelling, G.C. & Snelling, R.R., 2007: 472. Replacement name: enzmanni Özdikmen, 2010c: 987. Name proposed subsequent to Snelling, G.C. & Snelling, R.R., 2007 synonymy, hence enzmanni an automatic junior synonym of halidaii: Bolton, unpublished.

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