Difference between revisions of "Melophorus fieldi propinquus"

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|name = ''Melophorus fieldi propinquus''
 
|name = ''Melophorus fieldi propinquus''
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|classification_status = junior synonym of ''[[Melophorus biroi]]''
 
|regnum = [[Animal]]ia
 
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|phylum = [[Arthropod]]a
 
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|tribus = [[Melophorini]]
 
|tribus = [[Melophorini]]
 
|genus = ''[[Melophorus]]''
 
|genus = ''[[Melophorus]]''
|species = ''[[Melophorus fieldi|M. fieldi]]''
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|species = '''''Melophorus fieldi propinquus'''''
|subspecies = '''''M. fieldi propinquus'''''
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|species_authority = Viehmeyer, 1925
|trinomial = ''Melophorus fieldi propinquus''
 
|trinomial_authority = Viehmeyer, 1925
 
 
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==Identification==
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This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of ''[[Melophorus biroi]]''.
 
 
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==Distribution==
 
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===Distribution based on [[:Category:Regional Taxon List|Regional Taxon Lists]]===
 
'''[[:Category:Australasian Region|Australasian Region]]''': [[Australia]] {{SmallFont|([[type locality]])}}.<br />
 
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==Biology==
 
 
 
==Castes==
 
 
 
 
==Nomenclature==
 
==Nomenclature==
 
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*''<span style='color:blue;font-weight:bold;'>propinquus.</span> Melophorus fieldi'' var. ''propinqua'' Viehmeyer, 1925a: 36 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Currently subspecies of ''fieldi'': Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 123.
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*''propinquus. Melophorus fieldi'' var. ''propinqua'' Viehmeyer, 1925a: 36 (w.) AUSTRALIA.
 
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**Subspecies of ''fieldi'': Taylor & Brown, 1985: 123; Bolton, 1995b: 250.
===Type Material===
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**Junior synonym of ''biroi'': Heterick, et al. 2017: 162.
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|publishedname=''Melophorus fieldi propinqua'' Viehmeyer, 1925
 
|status=syntype
 
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|material=worker(s)
 
|locality=Liverpool, New South Wales
 
|country=Australia
 
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===Description===
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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*[[Media:Heterick, B.E., Castalanelli, M., Shattuck, S.L. 2017. Revision of the ant genus Melophorus.pdf|Heterick, B.E., Castalanelli, M., Shattuck, S.O. 2017. Revision of the ant genus ''Melophorus'' (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 700, 1–420 (doi: 10.3897/zookeys.700.11784).]]
 
*Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985.  Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 123, Subspecies of fieldi)
 
*Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985.  Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 123, Subspecies of fieldi)
 
*Viehmeyer, H. 1925a.  Formiciden der australischen Faunenregion. (Fortsetzung.). Entomol. Mitt. 14: 25-39 (page 36, worker described)
 
*Viehmeyer, H. 1925a.  Formiciden der australischen Faunenregion. (Fortsetzung.). Entomol. Mitt. 14: 25-39 (page 36, worker described)

Revision as of 21:48, 11 November 2017

Melophorus fieldi propinquus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Melophorus biroi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Melophorus
Species: Melophorus fieldi propinquus
Viehmeyer, 1925

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

Nomenclature

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

  • propinquus. Melophorus fieldi var. propinqua Viehmeyer, 1925a: 36 (w.) AUSTRALIA.
    • Subspecies of fieldi: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 123; Bolton, 1995b: 250.
    • Junior synonym of biroi: Heterick, et al. 2017: 162.

References