Vollenhovia turneri

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Vollenhovia turneri
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Chelaner gilberti)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Chelaner
Species: Vollenhovia turneri
Forel, 1910

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


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

  • turneri. Vollenhovia turneri Forel, 1910b: 26 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Monomorium: Emery, 1914f: 407 (footnote); in M. (Notomyrmex): Emery, 1922e: 169; in Chelaner: Ettershank, 1966: 97; in Monomorium: Bolton, 1987: 284. Junior synonym of gilberti: Heterick, 2001: 426.