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Taxonomic History

3 subspecies

Formica pygmaea Latreille, 1798 PDF: 45 (w.q.) FRANCE. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Plagiolepis: Mayr, 1861 PDF: 43.
Senior synonym of Plagiolepis dufourii: Menozzi, 1925a PDF: 19 (footnote); of Plagiolepis obscuriscapus: Plagiolepis pygmaea (Latreille, 1798) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae) and the use of pigmentation as discriminating character in ant taxonomy. Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) 82:485-488. [2008-12-31]">Boer, 2008 PDF: 486.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Plagiolepis pygmaea bulawayensis, Plagiolepis pygmaea mima, Plagiolepis pygmaea minu.

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