Cladomyrma mossyna

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Cladomyrma mossyna
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cladomyrma petalae)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Cladomyrma
Species: Cladomyrma mossyna
Agosti, 1991

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

Nomenclature

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

  • mossyna. Cladomyrma mossyna Agosti, 1991: 307, figs. 14, 17, 22 (s.w.q.) BORNEO. Junior synonym of petalae: Agosti, Moog & Maschwitz, 1999: 13.

References

  • Agosti, D. 1991. Revision of the oriental ant genus Cladomyrma, with an outline of the higher classification of the Formicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Syst. Entomol. 16: 293-310 (page 307, figs. 14, 17, 22 soldier, worker, queen described)
  • Agosti, D.; Moog, J.; Maschwitz, U. 1999. Revision of the Oriental plant-ant genus Cladomyrma. Am. Mus. Novit. 3283: 1-24 (page 13, Junior synonym of petalae)