Physatta dromedarius

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Physatta dromedarius
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmicaria carinata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Myrmicaria
Species: Physatta dromedarius
Smith, F., 1857

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

Nomenclature

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

  • dromedarius. Physatta dromedarius Smith, F. 1857a: 78, pl. 1, figs. 15-19 (q.) BORNEO. Combination in Heptacondylus: Mayr, 1862: 757; in Myrmicaria: Mayr, 1867a: 112. Junior synonym of subcarinata: Mayr, 1867a: 112; of carinata: Emery, 1893e: 219. Revived from synonymy as subspecies of subcarinata: Forel, 1913k: 74. Junior synonym of carinata: Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 69.

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