Plagiolepis pygmaea obscuriscapus

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Plagiolepis pygmaea obscuriscapus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Plagiolepis pygmaea)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Plagiolepis
Species: Plagiolepis pygmaea obscuriscapus
Santschi, 1923

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

Nomenclature

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

  • obscuriscapus. Plagiolepis pygmaea var. obscuriscapus Santschi, 1923a: 137 (w.) ITALY. Stärcke, 1936: 278 (q.). Raised to species: Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a: 57. Junior synonym of pygmaea: Boer, 2008: 486.

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