Tetraponera shankouensis

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Tetraponera shankouensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetraponera nitida)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Tetraponera
Species: Tetraponera shankouensis
Zhou & Jiang, 1997

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

Nomenclature

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

  • shankouensis. Tetraponera shankouensis Zhou & Jiang, 1997: 72 (w.) CHINA. Junior synonym of nitida: Ward, 2001: 636.

References

  • Ward, P. S. 2001. Taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography of the ant genus Tetraponera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Oriental and Australian regions. Invertebr. Taxon. 15: 589-665 (page 636, Junior synonym of nitida)
  • Zhou, S.; Jiang, G. 1997. Ants of mangrove area of Yingluo Bay in Guangxi (Hymenoptera: Formicoidea). Guangxi Sci. 4(1 1: 72-73 (page 72, worker described)