Notoncus foreli

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Notoncus foreli
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Notoncus ectatommoides)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Notoncus
Species: Notoncus foreli
André, 1896

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

Nomenclature

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

  • foreli. Notoncus foreli André, 1896b: 256 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Forel, 1915b: 90 (q.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1968: 208 (l.). Junior synonym of ectatommoides: Brown, 1955d: 485.

References

  • André, E. 1896d. Fourmis nouvelles d'Asie et d'Australie. Rev. Entomol. (Caen) 15: 251-265 PDF (page 256, worker described)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1955d. A revision of the Australian ant genus Notoncus Emery, with notes on the other genera of Melophorini. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 113: 471-494 (page 485, Junior synonym of ectatommoides)
  • Forel, A. 1915b. Results of Dr. E. Mjöbergs Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-13. 2. Ameisen. Ark. Zool. 9(1 16: 1-119 (page 90, queen described)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1968a. The ant larvae of the subfamily Formicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): supplement. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 61: 205-222 (page 208, larva described)