Xenomyrmex stolli castus

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Xenomyrmex stolli castus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Xenomyrmex floridanus skwarrae)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Xenomyrmex
Species: Xenomyrmex stolli castus
Wheeler, W.M., 1931

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Xenomyrmex floridanus skwarrae.

Nomenclature

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

  • castus. Xenomyrmex stolli subsp. castus Wheeler, W.M. 1931a: 138 (w.q.m.) MEXICO. Junior synonym of skwarrae: Creighton, 1957c: 8.

References

  • Creighton, W. S. 1957c. A study of the genus Xenomyrmex (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Am. Mus. Novit. 1843: 1-14 (page 8, Junior synonym of skwarrae)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1931a. Neotropical ants of the genus Xenomyrmex Forel. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 1: 129-139 (page 138, worker, queen, male described)