Myrmicaria nitida

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Myrmicaria nitida
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmicaria opaciventris congolensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Myrmicaria
Species: Myrmicaria nitida
Stitz, 1910

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Myrmicaria opaciventris congolensis.


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

  • nitida. Myrmicaria nitida Stitz, 1910: 133 (w.) CAMEROUN. Junior synonym of congolensis: Forel, 1910e: 421.


  • Forel, A. 1910f. Note sur quelques fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 54: 421-458 (page 421, Junior synonym of congolensis)
  • Stitz, H. 1910. Westafrikanische Ameisen. I. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berl. 5: 125-151 (page 133, worker described)