Mutilla fulvescens

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Mutilla fulvescens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Labidus coecus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Labidus
Species: Mutilla fulvescens
Blanchard, 1846

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

Nomenclature

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

  • fulvescens. Mutilla (Labidus) fulvescens Blanchard, 1846, pl. 118, fig. 2 (m.) BRAZIL. Combination in Eciton: Dalla Torre, 1893: 2. Junior synonym of coecus: Emery, 1910b: 22; Borgmeier, 1955: 86.

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