Lithomyrmex Carpenter

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Lithomyrmex
Temporal range: Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Agroecomyrmecinae
Genus: Lithomyrmex
Carpenter, 1930
Type species
Lithomyrmex rugosus, now Eulithomyrmex rugosus
Eulithomyrmex rugosus Paratype no 17.019a (queen)

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Eulithomyrmex.

Nomenclature

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

  • LITHOMYRMEX [junior homonym, see †Eulithomyrmex]
    • Lithomyrmex Carpenter, 1930: 34. Type-species: †Lithomyrmex rugosus, by original designation. [Junior homonym of Lithomyrmex Clark.]
    • Eulithomyrmex Carpenter, 1935: 91, replacement name for †Lithomyrmex Carpenter.

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