Trachymyrmex phippsi

Trachymyrmex phippsi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Paratrachymyrmex diversus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Paratrachymyrmex
Species: Trachymyrmex phippsi
Weber, 1937

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


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

  • phippsi. Trachymyrmex phippsi Weber, 1937: 405 (w.q.m.) GUYANA. Junior synonym of diversus: Weber, 1967: 274.


  • Weber, N. A. 1937. The biology of the fungus-growing ants. Part l. New forms. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 7: 378-409 (page 405, worker, queen, male described)
  • Weber, N. A. 1967. Synonyms of Trachymyrmex bugnioni Forel and Trachymyrmex diversus Mann (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 69: 273-274 (page 274, junior synonym of diversus)