Aphaenogaster dromedarius nigra

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Aphaenogaster dromedarius nigra
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Aphaenogaster dromedaria)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: Aphaenogaster dromedarius nigra
Donisthorpe, 1938

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

Nomenclature

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

  • nigra. Aphaenogaster (Planimyrma) dromedarius var. nigra Donisthorpe, 1938b: 31 (w.) NEW GUINEA. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Aphaenogaster nigra André, 1883b: 355, above.] Junior synonym of dromedaria: Smith, M.R. 1961b: 219.

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