Aphaenogaster texana nana

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Aphaenogaster texana nana
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Aphaenogaster flemingi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: Aphaenogaster texana nana
Wheeler, W.M., 1932

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

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • nana. Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma) texana subsp. nana Wheeler, W.M. 1932a: 6 (w.) U.S.A.
    • Subspecies of texana: Smith, M.R. 1951a: 797.
    • Unidentifiable taxon incertae sedis in Aphaenogaster: Creighton, 1950a: 151; Smith, D.R. 1979: 1364; Bolton, 1995b: 71.
    • Junior synonym of flemingi: Mackay & Mackay, 2017: 241.

References

  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 104: 1-585 (page 151, unidentifiable)
  • 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)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1932a. A list of the ants of Florida with descriptions of new forms. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 40: 1-17 (page 6, 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.