Myrmica perelegans

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Myrmica perelegans
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmica sulcinodis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: Myrmica perelegans
Curtis, 1854

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


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

  • perelegans. Myrmica perelegans Curtis, 1854: 214, pl. 23, figs. 15-17 (w.q.m.) GREAT BRITAIN. Junior synonym of sulcinodis: Mayr, 1855: 408; Smith, F. 1855b: 120.


  • Curtis, J. 1854. On the genus Myrmica and other indigenous ants. Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. 21: 211-220 (page 214, pl. 23, figs. 15-17 worker, queen, male described)
  • Mayr, G. 1855. Formicina austriaca. Beschreibung der bisher im österreichischen Kaiserstaate aufgefundenen Ameisen, nebst Hinzufügung jener in Deutschland, in der Schweiz und in Italien vorkommenden Arten. Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ver. Wien 5: 273-478 (page 408, Junior synonym of sulcinodis)
  • Smith, F. 1855b. Essay on the genera and species of British Formicidae. [concl.]. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (2) 3: 113-135 (page 120, Junior synonym of sulcinodis)