Formica gracilis Buckley

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Formica gracilis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tapinoma sessile)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Tapinoma
Species: Formica gracilis
Buckley, 1866

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

Nomenclature

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

  • gracilis. Formica gracilis Buckley, 1866: 158 (w.q.) U.S.A. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Formica gracilis Fabricius, 1804: 405 (now in Pseudomyrmex).] Junior synonym of sessile: Emery, 1895c: 337; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 20.

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