Pogonomyrmex dentatus

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Pogonomyrmex dentatus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pogonomyrmex tenuispinus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Pogonomyrmecini
Genus: Pogonomyrmex
Species: Pogonomyrmex dentatus
Olsen, 1934

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

Nomenclature

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

  • dentatus. Pogonomyrmex dentatus Olsen, 1934: 505 (w.) MEXICO. Junior synonym of tenuispinus: Cole, 1968: 77.

References

  • Cole, A. C., Jr. 1968. Pogonomyrmex harvester ants. A study of the genus in North America. Knoxville, Tenn.: University of Tennessee Press, x + 222 pp. (page 77, Junior synonym of tenuispinus)
  • Olsen, O. W. 1934. Notes on the North American harvesting ants of the genus Pogonomyrmex Mayr. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 77: 493-514 (page 505, worker described)