Odontomachus gladiator Donisthorpe

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Odontomachus gladiator
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Anochetus gladiator)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: Odontomachus gladiator
Donisthorpe, 1932

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


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

  • gladiator. Odontomachus gladiator Donisthorpe, 1932c: 467. Unnecessary replacement name for Odontomachus tyrannicus Smith, F. 1861b: 44 and hence junior synonym of gladiator Mayr, 1862: 712, the first available replacement name: Brown, 1978c: 556.