Aphaenogaster silvestrii Menozzi

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Aphaenogaster silvestrii
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Aphaenogaster texana)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: Aphaenogaster silvestrii
Menozzi, 1929

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

Nomenclature

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

  • silvestrii. Aphaenogaster (Deromyrma) silvestrii Menozzi, 1929b: 282, fig. 1 (w.q.) U.S.A. Combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Wheeler, W.M. 1932a: 5. Subspecies of texana: Wheeler, W.M. 1932a: 5. Junior synonym of texana: Creighton, 1950a: 153.

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