Odontomachus smithii

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Odontomachus smithii
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 smithii
Roger, 1863

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

Nomenclature

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

  • smithii. Odontomachus smithii Roger, 1863b: 21. Combination in Anochetus: Forel, 1911e: 250. [Unnecessary replacement name for tyrannicus Smith, F. 1861b: 44.] Junior synonym of gladiator: Brown, 1978c: 556.

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