Aphaenogaster fulva pusilla

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Aphaenogaster fulva pusilla
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Aphaenogaster fulva)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: Aphaenogaster fulva pusilla
Enzmann, J., 1947

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Specimen Labels

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


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

  • pusilla. Aphaenogaster fulva var. pusilla Enzmann, J. 1947b: 150 (w.) U.S.A.
    • [First available use of Stenamma (Aphaenogaster) fulvum subsp. aquia var. pusillum Emery, 1895c: 306; unavailable name.]
    • Unidentifiable taxon: Creighton, 1950a: 151.
    • Incertae sedis in Aphaenogaster: Smith, D.R. 1979: 1364.
    • Junior synonym of fulva: Mackay & Mackay, 2017: 254.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 72, catalogue)
  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 104: 1-585 (page 151, unidentifiable)
  • Emery, C. 1895d. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamerikanischen Ameisenfauna. (Schluss). Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 257-360 (page 306, First available use of Stenamma (Aphaenogaster) fulvum subsp. aquia var. pusillum; unavailable name.)
  • Enzmann, J. 1947b. New forms of Aphaenogaster and Novomessor. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 55: 147-152 (page 150, worker described)
  • Mackay, W.P., Mackay, E. 2017. The New World Gypsy Ants of the genera Aphaenogaster and Novomessor (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Lambert Academic Publishing, Mauritius. 605 pp.
  • Smith, D. R. 1979. Superfamily Formicoidea. Pp. 1323-1467 in: Krombein, K. V., Hurd, P. D., Smith, D. R., Burks, B. D. (eds.) Catalog of Hymenoptera in America north of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Pr (page 1364, unplaced taxon in Aphaenogaster)