Acropyga baodaoensis

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Acropyga baodaoensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acropyga butteli)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Acropyga
Species: Acropyga baodaoensis
Terayama, 1985

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


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

  • baodaoensis. Acropyga (Atopodon) baodaoensis Terayama, 1985b: 284, figs. 1-13 (w.q.m.) TAIWAN. Junior synonym of butteli: LaPolla, 2004a: 36. See also: Terayama, Fellowes & Zhou, 2002: 28.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 57, catalogue)
  • LaPolla, J. S. 2004. Acropyga (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the World. The American Entomological Institute 33(3): 1-130 (page 36, junior synonym of butteli)
  • Terayama, M. 1985e. Two new species of the genus Acropyga (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Taiwan and Japan. Kontyû 53: 284-289 (page 284, figs. 1-13 worker, queen, male described)