Pachycondyla gagatina

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Pachycondyla gagatina
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neoponera laevigata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Neoponera
Species: Pachycondyla gagatina
Emery, 1890

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

Nomenclature

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

  • gagatina. Pachycondyla gagatina Emery, 1890a: 75 (w.) COSTA RICA. [Also described as new by Emery, 1894k: 48.] Junior synonym of laevigata: Emery, 1892b: 167.

References

  • Emery, C. 1890a [1889]. Alcune considerazioni sulla fauna mirmecologica dell'Africa. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 21: 69-75 (page 75, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1892c [1891]. Note sinonimiche sulle formiche. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 23: 159-167 (page 167, Junior synonym of laevigata)