Cardiocondyla ectopia

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Cardiocondyla ectopia
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cardiocondyla mauritanica)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Cardiocondyla
Species: Cardiocondyla ectopia
Snelling, R.R., 1974

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


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

  • ectopia. Cardiocondyla ectopia Snelling, R.R. 1974: 76, figs. 1-5 (w.q. ergatoid m.) U.S.A. Junior synonym of mauritanica: Seifert, 2003a: 248.


  • Seifert, B. 2003a. The ant genus Cardiocondyla (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae) - a taxonomic revision of the C. elegans, C. bulgarica, C. batesii, C. nuda, C. shuckardi, C. stambuloffii, C. wroughtonii, C. emeryi, and C. minutior species groups. Ann. (page 248, Junior synonym of mauritanica)
  • Snelling, R. R. 1974. Studies on California ants. 8. A new species of Cardiocondyla (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 82: 76-81 (page 76, figs. 1-5 worker, queen, ergatoid male described)