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Subspecies: Trichomyrmex destructor despecta   (Menozzi, 1931) 


Note: Not a Valid Taxon Name

Current Valid Name:

Trichomyrmex oscaris

See Also:

Trichomyrmex destructor

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Monomorium (Parholcomyrmex) destructor var. despecta Menozzi, 1931a PDF: 154 (w.) ERITREA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Eritrea: Ghinda (K. Escherich). Type-depository: MHNG. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Monomorium destructor kalahariense despectum Forel, 1910; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name (Bolton, 1987 PDF: 326).]
Forel, 1913b PDF: 331 (q.)
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Forel, 1913b PDF: 331; Emery, 1922c PDF: 180; Wheeler, 1922: 874; Viehmeyer, 1923 PDF: 91; Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 88.
Junior synonym of Trichomyrmex oscaris: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 327; Bolton, 1995b: 261.
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  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

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