Pseudomyrma elegans

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Pseudomyrma elegans
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pseudomyrmex termitarius)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: Pseudomyrma elegans
Smith, F., 1855

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


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

  • elegans. Pseudomyrma elegans Smith, F. 1855c: 159 (w.) BRAZIL. Forel, 1912g: 19 (q.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1956: 382 (l.). Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kusnezov, 1953e: 214. Junior synonym of termitarius: Kempf, 1960a: 8.