Tapinoma gracile

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Tapinoma gracile
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Tapinoma demissum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Tapinoma
Species: Tapinoma gracile
Forel, 1913

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Tapinoma demissum.


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

  • gracile. Tapinoma gracile Forel, 1913a: 140 (w.) ZIMBABWE. [Junior secondary homonym of gracilis Buckley, above.] Replacement name: demissum Bolton, 1995b: 400.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 400, Replacement name: demissum)
  • Forel, A. 1913a. Fourmis de Rhodesia, etc. récoltées par M. G. Arnold, le Dr. H. Brauns et K. Fikendey. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 57: 108-147 (page 140, worker described)