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Aphaenogaster aciculata Smith, 1874b PDF: 405 (w.q.) JAPAN. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Imai, 1966b PDF: 119 (k.); Onoyama, 1982a PDF: 325 (l.); Kupyanskaya, 1990a: 122 (m.).
Combination in Stenamma (Messor): Forel, 1901m PDF: 60; in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921c: 57; in Messor: Forel, 1922b PDF: 93.
Senior synonym of Messor brunneicorne: Yano, 1910a PDF: 420; Wheeler, 1928d PDF: 107 (in text); of Messor lobulifera: Wheeler, 1928c PDF: 9 (in text); Wheeler, 1928d PDF: 107 (in text).
Current subspecies: nominal plus Messor aciculatus risianus.


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