Ectatomma morgani

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Ectatomma morgani
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Ectatomma edentatum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Ectatomma
Species: Ectatomma morgani
Forel, 1912

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

Nomenclature

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

  • morgani. Ectatomma morgani Forel, 1912c: 31 (w.) PERU. Junior synonym of edentatum: Kugler, C. & Brown, 1982: 4. See also: Brown, 1958g: 297.

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 118: 173-362 (page 297, see also)
  • Forel, A. 1912d. Formicides néotropiques. Part I. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 56: 28-49 (page 31, worker described)
  • Kugler, C.; Brown, W. L., Jr. 1982. Revisionary and other studies on the ant genus Ectatomma, including the description of two new species. Search Agric. (Ithaca N. Y.) 24: 1-8 (page 4, Junior synonym of edentatum)