Pseudomyrma sabanica saffordi

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Pseudomyrma sabanica saffordi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pseudomyrmex peperi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: Pseudomyrma sabanica saffordi
Enzmann, E.V., 1944

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

Nomenclature

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

  • saffordi. Pseudomyrma sabanica var. saffordi Enzmann, E.V. 1944: 89 (w.) MEXICO. [The name sabanica is a misspelling of satanica.] [Unresolved junior primary homonym of saffordi Wheeler, above.] Junior synonym of saffordi Wheeler: Brown, 1949a: 42; of peperi: Ward, 1989: 452.

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