Aenictus papuanus

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Aenictus papuanus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Aenictus ceylonicus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: Aenictus papuanus
Donisthorpe, 1941

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

Nomenclature

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

  • papuanus. Aenictus papuanus Donisthorpe, 1941c: 129 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of ceylonicus: Wilson, 1964a: 452.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 60, catalogue)