Rhopalothrix simoni

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Rhopalothrix simoni
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Octostruma iheringi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Octostruma
Species: Rhopalothrix simoni
Emery, 1890

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


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

  • simoni. Rhopalothrix simoni Emery, 1890a: 67 (w.) VENEZUELA. Combination in R. (Octostruma): Forel, 1912e: 196; in Octostruma: Brown, 1949f: 92. Junior synonym of iheringi: Brown & Kempf, 1960: 187.