Xiphomyrmex tricolor

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Xiphomyrmex tricolor
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetramorium tricarinatum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Xiphomyrmex tricolor
Donisthorpe, 1949

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


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

  • tricolor. Xiphomyrmex tricolor Donisthorpe, 1949c: 753 (w.) NEW GUINEA. [Unresolved junior secondary homonym of Triglyphothrix tricolor Donisthorpe, above.] Junior synonym of tricarinatum: Bolton, 1977: 103.