Formica binodis

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Formica binodis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Messor barbarus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Messor
Species: Formica binodis
Fabricius, 1775

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

Nomenclature

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

  • binodis. Formica binodis Fabricius, 1775: 393 (w.) EGYPT. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Formica binodis Linnaeus, 1763: 413 (now in Tetramorium).] Junior synonym of barbarus: Smith, F. 1858b: 162.

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