Apterostigma branneri

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Apterostigma branneri
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Apterostigma robustum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Apterostigma
Species: Apterostigma branneri
Mann, 1916

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

Nomenclature

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

  • branneri. Apterostigma branneri Mann, 1916: 456, pl. 5, fig. 37 (w.q.m.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of robustum: Weber, 1958c: 249.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 74, catalogue)
  • Mann, W. M. 1916. The Stanford Expedition to Brazil, 1911, John C. Branner, Director. The ants of Brazil. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 60: 399-490 (page 456, pl. 5, fig. 37 worker, queen, male described)
  • Weber, N. A. 1958d. Synonymies and types of Apterostigma (Hym: Formicidae). Entomol. News 69: 243-251 (page 249, junior synonym of robustum)