Acropyga yunnanensis

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Acropyga yunnanensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acropyga yaeyamensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Acropyga
Species: Acropyga yunnanensis
Terayama, Fellowes & Zhou, 2002

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


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

  • yunnanensis. Acropyga (Rhizomyrma) yunnanensis Terayama, Fellowes & Zhou, 2002: 27, figs. 20-26 (w.m.) CHINA. Junior synonym of yaeyamensis: LaPolla, 2004a: 74.


  • LaPolla, J. S. 2004. Acropyga (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the World. The American Entomological Institute 33(3): 1-130 (page 74, junior synonym of yaeyamensis)
  • Terayama, M.; Fellowes, J. R.; Zhou, S. 2002. The East Asian species of the ant genus Acropyga Roger, 1862 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Edaphologia 70: 21-32 (page 27, figs. 20-26 worker, male described)