Prenolepis melanogaster carinifrons

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Prenolepis melanogaster carinifrons
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Prenolepis melanogaster)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Prenolepis
Species: Prenolepis melanogaster carinifrons
Santschi, 1920

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


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

  • carinifrons. Prenolepis melanogaster st. carinifrons Santschi, 1920g: 173 (w.) VIETNAM.
    • Subspecies of melanogaster: Wheeler, W.M. 1927h: 106; Bolton, 1995b: 363.
    • Junior synonym of melanogaster: Williams & LaPolla, 2016: 234.


  • Santschi, F. 1920h. Fourmis d'Indo-Chine. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 60: 158-176 (page 173, worker described)
  • Williams, J.L., LaPolla, J.S. 2016. Taxonomic revision and phylogeny of the ant genus Prenolepis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). 4200: 201–258 (DOI 10.11646/zootaxa.4200.2.1).