Odontomachus sharpei

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Odontomachus sharpei
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Odontomachus ruficeps)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Odontomachus
Species: Odontomachus sharpei
Forel, 1893

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

Nomenclature

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

  • sharpei. Odontomachus sharpei Forel, 1893d: 458 (q.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of ruficeps: Brown, 1976a: 105.

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1976c. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. Part VI. Ponerinae, tribe Ponerini, subtribe Odontomachiti. Section A. Introduction, subtribal characters. Genus Odontomachus. Stud. Entomol. 19: 67-171 (page 105, Junior synonym of ruficeps)
  • Forel, A. 1893f. Nouvelles fourmis d'Australie et des Canaries. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 37: 454-466 (page 458, queen described)