Acromyrmex balzani myersi

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Acromyrmex balzani myersi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acromyrmex landolti)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: Acromyrmex balzani myersi
Weber, 1937

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

Nomenclature

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

  • myersi. Acromyrmex (Moellerius) balzani subsp. myersi Weber, 1937: 408 (w.) GUYANA.
    • Subspecies of balzani: Weber, 1946b: 155; Weber, 1958d: 264.
    • Subspecies of landolti: Kempf, 1972a: 16; Bolton, 1995b: 56 (error).
    • Junior synonym of landolti: Fowler, 1988: 288; Brandão, 1991: 323; Fernández, et al. 2015: 63.

References

  • Fowler, H. G. 1988b. Taxa of the neotropical grass-cutting ants, Acromyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Attini). Científica (Jaboticabal) 16: 281-295 (page 288, see also)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 16, subspecies of landolti)
  • Weber, N. A. 1937. The biology of the fungus-growing ants. Part l. New forms. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 7: 378-409 (page 408, worker described)