Rhoptromyrmex rothneyi leno

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Rhoptromyrmex rothneyi leno
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetramorium wroughtonii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Rhoptromyrmex rothneyi leno
Viehmeyer, 1914

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


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

  • leno. Rhoptromyrmex rothneyi subsp. leno Viehmeyer, 1914a: 113 (w.) WEST MALAYSIA. Junior synonym of wroughtonii: Brown, 1964c: 14.


  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1964h. Rhoptromyrmex wroughtonii, new synonymy of, and brief characterization. Pilot Regist. Zool. Card No. 14. (page 14, Junior synonym of wroughtonii)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914a. Ameisen aus Perak, Bali und Ceram (Hym.) (Freiburger Molukken-Expedition), gesammelt von E. Streesemann. Entomol. Mitt. 3: 112-116 (page 113, worker described)