Centromyrmex constanciae

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Centromyrmex constanciae
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Centromyrmex sellaris)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Centromyrmex
Species: Centromyrmex constanciae
Arnold, 1915

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

Nomenclature

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

  • constanciae. Centromyrmex constanciae Arnold, 1915: 38, pl. 2, fig. 14 (w.q.) ZIMBABWE. Arnold, 1926: 199 (m.). Senior synonym of arnoldi: Arnold, 1926: 199 (in text). Junior synonym of sellaris: Bolton & Fisher, 2008c: 22.

References

  • Arnold, G. 1915. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part I. Ponerinae, Dorylinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 1-159 (page 38, pl. 2, fig. 14 worker, queen described)
  • Arnold, G. 1926. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Appendix. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 23: 191-295 (page 199, male described)
  • Arnold, G. 1926. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Appendix. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 23: 191-295 (page 199, Senior synonym of arnoldi (in text))