Acropyga mesonotalis

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Acropyga mesonotalis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acropyga parvidens)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Acropyga
Species: Acropyga mesonotalis
Weber, 1944

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • mesonotalis. Acropyga (Rhizomyrma) mesonotalis Weber, 1944: 111, fig. 13 (w.q.) HAITI. Junior synonym of parvidens: LaPolla, 2004a: 56.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 57, catalogue)
  • LaPolla, J. S. 2004. Acropyga (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the World. The American Entomological Institute 33(3): 1-130 (page 56, junior synonym of parvidens)
  • Weber, N. A. 1944b. The neotropical coccid-tending ants of the genus Acropyga Roger. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 37: 89-122 (page 111, fig. 13 worker, queen described)