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Taxonomic History

2 subspecies

Formica gracilis Fabricius, 1804: 405 (w.) CENTRAL AMERICA. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Leptalea: Erichson, 1839 PDF: 309; in Pseudomyrma: Roger, 1862c PDF: 289; in Pseudomyrmex (Clavanoda): Enzmann, 1944 PDF: 61; in Pseudomyrmex: Kusnezov, 1953f PDF: 214.
Senior synonym of Pseudomyrmex longinoda: Brown, 1949a: 43; Kempf, 1961a PDF: 370; of Pseudomyrmex variabilis: Ward, 1989a PDF: 439; of Pseudomyrmex bicolor, Pseudomyrmex canescens, Pseudomyrmex dimidiata, Pseudomyrmex glabriventris, Pseudomyrmex mexicana, Pseudomyrmex pilosula, Pseudomyrmex sericata, Pseudomyrmex velifera, Pseudomyrmex volatilis and material of the unavailable name Pseudomyrmex guayaquilensis referred here: Ward, 1993 PDF: 155; of Pseudomyrmex atrinoda: Wild, 2007B PDF: 55.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Pseudomyrmex gracilis argentinus.
See also: Ward, 1999B PDF: 521.


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