Plagiolepis maura taurica

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Plagiolepis maura taurica
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Plagiolepis pallescens)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Plagiolepis
Species: Plagiolepis maura taurica
Santschi, 1920

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Specimen Labels

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

Nomenclature

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

  • taurica. Plagiolepis maura var. taurica Santschi, 1920g: 171 (w.) RUSSIA (Crimea), TURKMENISTAN.
    • Subspecies of pallescens: Emery, 1921d: 314; Santschi, 1922a: 67; Emery, 1925b: 21; Karavaiev, 1927a: 294.
    • Subspecies of pygmaea: Karavaiev, 1931a: 309.
    • Status as species: Radchenko, 1989b: 155; Bolton, 1995b: 336; Radchenko, 1996a: 185; Markó, Sipos, et al. 2006: 69; Schultz, R. et al. 2006: 205; Zryanin & Zryanina, 2007: 232; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009: 485; Lapeva-Gjonova, et al. 2010: 34; Csösz, et al. 2011: 58; Legakis, 2011: 25; Borowiec, L. & Salata, 2012: 529; Borowiec, L. & Salata, 2013: 364; Borowiec, L. 2014: 147; Bračko, et al. 2014: 20; Casevitz-Weulersse, 2014: 28; Radchenko, 2016: 343; Borowiec, L. & Salata, 2018: 7; Pashaei Rad et al., 2018: 7.
    • Junior synonym of pallescens: Salata, Borowiec & Radchenko, 2018: 812.

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