Diacamma rugosum waigeuensis

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Diacamma rugosum waigeuensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Diacamma purpureum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Diacamma
Species: Diacamma rugosum waigeuensis
Donisthorpe, 1942

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


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

  • waigeuensis. Diacamma rugosum subsp. waigeuensis Donisthorpe, 1942e: 703 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of purpureum: Bolton, 1995b: 171.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 171, Junior synonym of purpureum)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1942f. New species of ants (Hym., Formicidae) from the Gold Coast, Borneo, Celebes, New Guinea and New Hebrides. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(9): 701-709 (page 703, worker described)