Notoncus mjobergi

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Notoncus mjobergi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Notoncus capitatus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Notoncus
Species: Notoncus mjobergi
Forel, 1915

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

Nomenclature

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

  • mjobergi. Notoncus mjobergi Forel, 1915b: 91 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of enormis: Brown, 1955d: 489; of capitatus: Taylor, 1992a: 61.

References

  • 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 489, Junior synonym of enormis)
  • 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 91, worker described)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1992a. Nomenclature and distribution of some Australian and New Guinean ants of the subfamily Formicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 31: 57-69 (page 61, Junior synonym of capitatus)