Rhoptromyrmex arnoldi

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Rhoptromyrmex arnoldi
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Tetramorium incruentatum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Rhoptromyrmex arnoldi
Santschi, 1916

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Tetramorium incruentatum.

Nomenclature

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

  • arnoldi. Rhoptromyrmex arnoldi Santschi, 1916b: 503 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Combination in Tetramorium: Santschi, 1917b: 286 (in text). [Junior secondary homonym of arnoldi Forel, above.] Replacement name: Tetramorium incruentatum Arnold, 1926: 271. See also: Bolton, 1980: 306; Bolton, 1985: 247.

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