Myrmica modesta Foerster

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Myrmica modesta Foerster
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetramorium caespitum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Myrmica modesta Foerster
Foerster, 1850

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

Nomenclature

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

  • modesta. Myrmica modesta Foerster, 1850a: 49 (w.) GERMANY. Junior synonym of caespitum: Curtis, 1854: 215; Mayr, 1855: 426.

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