Paraparatrechina sordida

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Paraparatrechina
Species: P. sordida
Binomial name
Paraparatrechina sordida
(Santschi, 1914)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Uganda (type locality).

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

  • sordida. Pseudolasius weissi var. sordida Santschi, 1914d: 378 (w.) GHANA. Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 219 (q.). Junior synonym of weissi: LaPolla, 2004b: 101. Revived from synonymy, raised to species and senior synonym of bucculentus, gowdeyi: LaPolla & Fisher, 2014: 150.
  • bucculentus. Pseudolasius bucculentus Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 222, fig. 56 (s.w.m.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Junior synonym of weissi: LaPolla, 2004b: 101; of sordida: LaPolla & Fisher, 2014: 150.
  • gowdeyi. Pseudolasius gowdeyi Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 223, fig. 57 (s.w.) UGANDA. Junior synonym of weissi: LaPolla, 2004b: 101; of sordida: LaPolla & Fisher, 2014: 150.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Santschi F. 1914. Formicides de l'Afrique occidentale et australe du voyage de Mr. le Professeur F. Silvestri. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Zoologia Generale e Agraria della Reale Scuola Superiore d'Agricoltura. Portici 8: 309-385.