Myrmica whymperi

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Myrmica whymperi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmica incompleta)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: Myrmica whymperi
Forel, 1913

Myrmica brevinodis-var.-whymperi 20570 20570 hal.jpg

Myrmica brevinodis-var.-whymperi 20570 20570 had.jpg

Syntype Specimen Label

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


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

  • whymperi. Myrmica brevinodis var. whymperi Forel, 1913l: 215 (w.) U.S.A.
    • [First available use of Myrmica rubra r. brevinodis var. whymperi Forel, 1904a: 154 (w.) U.S.A.; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • Synonym of sulcinodoides: Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 502; Smith, M.R. 1951a: 789.
    • [Note: Wheeler, and Smith, M.R., give sulcinodoides as senior synonym, but whymperi has priority (Bolton, 1995b: 284).]
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 284; Mackay & Mackay, 2002: 168.
    • Junior synonym of incompleta: Shattuck & Cover, 2016: 18.