Tetraponera testacea

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Tetraponera testacea
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pseudomyrmex perboscii)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: Tetraponera testacea
Smith, F., 1852

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


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

  • testacea. Tetraponera testacea Smith, F. 1852: 45 (footnote) (w.) SOUTH AMERICA. Smith, F. 1855c: 168 (w.). Combination in Pseudomyrma: Smith, F. 1855c: 168; in Pseudomyrmex: Kempf, 1961a: 400. Junior synonym of perboscii: Ward, 1989: 442.