Myrmica modesta Smith, F.

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Myrmica modesta Smith, F.
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetramorium bicarinatum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Myrmica modesta Smith, F.
Smith, F., 1860

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


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

  • modesta. Myrmica modesta Smith, F. 1860b: 108 (w.) INDONESIA (Batjan I.). [Unresolved junior primary homonym of modesta Foerster, above.] Combination in Tetramorium: Donisthorpe, 1932c: 463. Junior synonym of guineense: Donisthorpe, 1932c: 463; of bicarinatum: Bolton, 1977: 94.