Acromyrmex subterraneus peruvianus

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Acromyrmex subterraneus peruvianus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acromyrmex subterraneus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Acromyrmex
Species: Acromyrmex subterraneus peruvianus
Borgmeier, 1940

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


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

  • peruvianus. Acromyrmex (Acromyrmex) subterraneus var. peruvianus Borgmeier, 1940: 606 (w.m.) PERU.
    • Subspecies of subterraneus: Kempf, 1972a: 15; Bolton, 1995b: 56; Bezděčková, et al. 2015: 114.
    • Junior synonym of subterraneus: Fernández, et al. 2015: 92.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 56, catalogue)
  • Borgmeier, T. 1940. Duas notas myrmecologicas. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 11: 606 (page 606, worker, male described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 15, subspecies of subterraneus)