Myrmica rubriceps

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Myrmica rubriceps
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Crematogaster scutellaris)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Crematogaster
Species: Myrmica rubriceps
Nylander, 1849

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

Nomenclature

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

  • rubriceps. Myrmica rubriceps Nylander, 1849: 44 (w.) ITALY (Sicily). Junior synonym of scutellaris: Mayr, 1855: 469; Radchenko, 2007: 33.

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