Plagiolepis maura polygyna

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Plagiolepis maura polygyna
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 maura polygyna
Santschi, 1922

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.

  • polygyna. Plagiolepis maura var. palygyna Santschi, 1922a: 67 (w.q.) TUNISIA.
    • [Justified emendation of spelling to polygyna: Emery, 1925b: 21.]
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1925b: 21.
    • Subspecies of pallescens: Bolton, 1995b: 335; Salata, Borowiec & Radchenko, 2018: 821.
    • Junior synonym of schmitzii: Seifert, 2020: 187.