Prenolepis weissi

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Nylanderia weissi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Nylanderia jaegerskioeldi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Nylanderia
Species: Prenelopis weissi
Santschi, 1911

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


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

  • weissi. Prenolepis (Nylanderia) weissi Santschi, 1911g: 210 (w.) CONGO. Combination in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925b: 218; in Nylanderia: LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010a: 127. Junior synonym of jaegerskioeldi: LaPolla, Hawkes & Fisher, 2011: 17.



  • LaPolla, J.S., Hawkes, P.G. & Fisher, B.L. (2011) Monograph of Nylanderia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the World, Part I: Nylanderia in the Afrotropics. Zootaxa 3110: 10–36.