Notoncus rotundiceps

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Notoncus rotundiceps
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Notoncus hickmani)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Notoncus
Species: Notoncus rotundiceps
Clark, 1930

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

Nomenclature

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

  • rotundiceps. Notoncus rotundiceps Clark, 1930a: 127, fig. 1, no. 15 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Prolasius: Wheeler, W.M. 1935c: 71. Junior synonym of hickmani: Brown, 1955d: 492.

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 492, Junior synonym of hickmani)
  • Clark, J. 1930a. Some new Australian Formicidae. Proc. R. Soc. Vic. (n.s.) 42: 116-128 (page 127, fig. 1, no. 15 worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1935c. Myrmecological notes. Psyche (Camb.) 42: 68-72 (page 71, Combination in Prolasius)