Sysphincta europaea rossica

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Sysphincta europaea rossica
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Proceratium melinum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Proceratiinae
Tribe: Proceratiini
Genus: Proceratium
Species: Sysphincta europaea rossica
Arnol'di, 1930

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


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

  • rossica. Sysphincta europaea subsp. rossica Arnol'di, 1930b: 144, figs. 1-3 (w.q.) RUSSIA. [Also described as new by Arnol'di, 1930d: 157.] Junior synonym of melinum: Brown, 1958g: 248.