Rhoptromyrmex opacus esta

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Rhoptromyrmex opacus esta
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetramorium opacum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Rhoptromyrmex opacus esta
Forel, 1909

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

Nomenclature

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

  • esta. Rhoptromyrmex opacus var. esta Forel, 1909b: 59 (w.q.m.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Junior synonym of opacus: Brown, 1964c: 15.

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