Aphaenogaster famelica frontosa

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Aphaenogaster famelica frontosa
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Aphaenogaster famelica)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: Aphaenogaster famelica frontosa
Wheeler, W.M., 1928

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


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

  • frontosa. Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma) famelica subsp. frontosa Wheeler, W.M. 1928d: 104 (w.) JAPAN. Junior synonym of famelica: Yamane, 1996: 113.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 69, catalogue)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1928d. Ants collected by Professor F. Silvestri in Japan and Korea. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 22: 96-125 (page 104, worker described)
  • Yamane, S. 1996. New synonymy in the genus Aphaenogaster Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Species Divers. 1: 111-115 (page 113, Junior synonym of famelica)