Myrmecocystus mexicanus idahoensis

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Myrmecocystus mexicanus idahoensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmecocystus testaceus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Myrmecocystus
Species: Myrmecocystus mexicanus idahoensis
Cole, 1936

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


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

  • idahoensis. Myrmecocystus mexicanus subsp. idahoensis Cole, 1936b: 118 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Junior synonym of mojave: Creighton, 1950a: 448. Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Smith, M.R. 1951a: 854. Junior synonym of testaceus: Snelling, R.R. 1976: 135.