Tetraponera ophthalmica angolensis

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Tetraponera ophthalmica angolensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetraponera ambigua)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Tetraponera
Species: Tetraponera ophthalmica angolensis
Santschi, 1930

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


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

  • angolensis. Tetraponera ophthalmica st. angolensis Santschi, 1930b: 61, fig. 1 (w.) ANGOLA. Junior synonym of ambigua: Ward, 2006: 123.


  • Santschi, F. 1930b. Résultats de la Mission scientifique suisse en Angola, 1928-1929. Formicides de l'Angola. Rev. Suisse Zool. 37: 53-81 (page 61, fig. 1 worker described)