Tapinoma collina

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Tapinoma collina
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tapinoma erraticum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Tapinoma
Species: Tapinoma collina
Foerster, 1850

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

Nomenclature

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

  • collina. Tapinoma collina Foerster, 1850a: 43 (w.q.) GERMANY. Junior synonym of erraticum: Schenck, 1852: 67.

References

  • Foerster, A. 1850a. Hymenopterologische Studien. 1. Formicariae. Aachen: Ernst Ter Meer, 74 pp. (page 43, worker, queen described)
  • Schenck, C. F. 1852. Beschreibung nassauischer Ameisenarten. Jahrb. Ver. Naturkd. Herzogthum Nassau Wiesb. 8: 1-149 (page 67, Junior synonym of erratricum)