Plagiolepis barbara madeirensis

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Plagiolepis barbara madeirensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Plagiolepis schmitzii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Plagiolepis
Species: Plagiolepis barbara madeirensis
Emery, 1921

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


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

  • madeirensis. Plagiolepis barbara var. madeirensis Emery, 1921d: 315, fig. I (4) (w.) PORTUGAL (Madeira I.).
    • Subspecies of barbara: Emery, 1925b: 20; Santschi, 1932g: 4.
    • Subspecies of schmitzii: Bolton, 1995b: 335.
    • Junior synonym of schmitzii: Wetterer, Espadaler, et al. 2007: 20; Sharaf, Aldawood & Taylor, 2011: 208; Seifert, 2020: 187.