Formica wichita

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Formica wichita
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Prenolepis imparis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Prenolepis
Species: Formica wichita
Buckley, 1866

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

Nomenclature

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

  • wichita. Formica (Tapinoma) wichita Buckley, 1866: 169 (w.) U.S.A. Combination in Prenolepis: Mayr, 1886d: 431. Junior synonym of nitens: Mayr, 1886d: 431; of imparis: Dalla Torre, 1893: 178; Wheeler, W.M. 1930b: 15.

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