Tapinoma tauridis transcaucasica

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Tapinoma tauridis transcaucasica
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tapinoma erraticum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Tapinoma
Species: Tapinoma tauridis transcaucasica
Karavaiev, 1927

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


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

  • transcaucasica. Tapinoma tauridis subsp. transcaucasica Karavaiev, 1927d: 337 (w.m.) KAZAKHSTAN. [First available use of Tapinoma simrothi subsp. karavaievi var. transcaucasica Karavaiev, 1926e: 187; unavailable name.] Junior synonym of erraticum: Dlussky, Soyunov, & Zabelin, 1990: 169.


  • Dlussky, G. M.; Soyunov, O. S.; Zabelin, S. I. 1990 [1989]. Ants of Turkmenistan. Ashkhabad: Ylym Press, 273 pp. (page 169, Junior synonym of erraticum)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1927d. The ant fauna of Ukraine. Zb. Prats Zool. Muz. 2:1-52 [= Tr. Ukr. Akad. Nauk Fiz.-Mat. Vidd. 4:247-296] (page 337, worker, male described)