Megalomyrmex duckei

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Megalomyrmex duckei
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Megalomyrmex balzani)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Megalomyrmex
Species: Megalomyrmex duckei
Forel, 1912

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

Nomenclature

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

  • duckei. Megalomyrmex duckei Forel, 1912g: 13 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of balzani: Brandão, 1990: 431.

References

  • Brandão, C. R. F. 1990b. Systematic revision of the Neotropical ant genus Megalomyrmex Forel (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae), with the description of thirteen new species. Arq. Zool. (São Paulo) 31: 411-481 (page 431, Junior synonym of balzani)
  • Forel, A. 1912h. Formicides néotropiques. Part IV. 3me sous-famille Myrmicinae Lep. (suite). Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 1-32 (page 13, worker described)