Polyergus rufescens umbratus

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Polyergus rufescens umbratus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyergus mexicanus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Polyergus
Species: Polyergus rufescens umbratus
Creighton, 1950

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


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

  • umbratus. Polyergus rufescens subsp. umbratus Creighton, 1950a: 560 (w.) U.S.A. [First available use of Polyergus rufescens subsp. breviceps var. umbratus Wheeler, W.M. 1915b: 419; unavailable name.] Junior synonym of breviceps: Wheeler, J. 1968: 163; of mexicanus: Trager, 2013: 515.