Myrmica laevigata

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Myrmica laevigata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pheidole megacephala)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Pheidole
Species: Myrmica laevigata
Smith, F., 1855

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


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

  • laevigata. Myrmica laevigata Smith, F. 1855b: 130, pl. 9, figs. 7, 8 (w.) GREAT BRITAIN. Junior synonym of pusilla: Roger, 1859: 259; of pallidula: Smith, F. 1858a: 282; of megacephala: Roger, 1863b: 30; of pusilla: Emery, 1915j: 235.