Plagiolepis schmitzi crosi

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

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


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

  • crosi. Plagiolepis schmitzi st. crosi Santschi, 1920g: 168, fig. 1S (w.q.) ALGERIA.
    • [Misspelled as crozi by Emery, 1925b: 20, and others.]
    • Athias-Henriot, 1947: 249 (l.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1953c: 135 (l.).
    • Status as species: Emery, 1921d: 315 (footnote); Emery, 1925b: 20; Santschi, 1931a: 10; Santschi, 1936c: 205; Santschi, 1939d: 77; Athias-Henriot, 1947: 249; Bernard, 1948: 154; Ceballos, 1956: 310.
    • Junior synonym of schmitzii: Collingwood, 1978: 71; Bolton, 1995b: 335; Sharaf, Aldawood & Taylor, 2011: 208.
    • Junior synonym of atlantis: Seifert, 2020: 189.