Diacamma ceylonensis moicum

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Diacamma ceylonensis moicum
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Diacamma orbiculatum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Diacamma
Species: Diacamma ceylonensis moicum
Santschi, 1932

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


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

  • moicum. Diacamma ceylonensis var. moicum Santschi, 1932b: 14 (in text).
    • [First available use of Diacamma rugosum subsp. ceylonense var. moica Forel, 1911d: 377 (w.) SOUTH EAST ASIA ("pays de Moïs"); unavailable (infrasubspecific) name (Bolton, 1995b: 170).]
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 57.
    • Junior synonym of orbiculatum: Zettel, et al. 2016: 136.


  • Zettel, H., Pal, A. & Laciny, A. 2016. Taxonomic notes on the ant genus Diacamma Mayr, 1862, part 2. Zeitschrift der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Ősterreichischer Entomologen 68: 129-168.