Myrmica brevinodis sulcinodoides

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Myrmica brevinodis sulcinodoides
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmica incompleta)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: Myrmica brevinodis sulcinodoides
Wheeler, W.M., 1917

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


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

  • sulcinodoides. Myrmica brevinodis var. sulcinodoides Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 502 (w.) U.S.A.
    • [First available use of Myrmica rubra subsp. brevinodis var. sulcinodoides Emery, 1895c: 313 (w.) U.S.A.; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • Wheeler, W.M. 1907b: 76 (q.m.).
    • Subspecies of brevinodis: Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 502; Wheeler, W.M. 1917e: 16; Emery, 1921f: 37; Cole, 1942: 368; Weber, 1950b: 195 (redescription); Smith, M.R. 1951a: 789.
    • Subspecies of incompleta: Smith, D.R. 1979: 1349.
    • Junior synonym of brevinodis: Creighton, 1950a: 96.
    • Status as species: Hunt & Snelling, 1975: 21; Mackay, Lowrie, et al. 1988: 92 (in key).
    • Senior synonym of frigida: Wheeler, W.M. 1917e: 16; Weber, 1950b: 195.
    • Junior synonym of whymperi: Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 502.
    • [Note: Wheeler gives sulcinodoides as senior synonym, but whymperi has priority (Bolton, 1995b: 284).]
    • Junior synonym of incompleta: Shattuck & Cover, 2016: 18.