New Combination for a Little Known Indian Ant, Paraparatrechina aseta (Forel, 1902) comb. n. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Authors

  • Himender BHARTI Systematics
  • Aijaz Ahmad WACHKOO Biodiversity and Conservation

Keywords:

Formicinae, Paraparatrechina, new combination, Himalaya, redescription, taxonomy.

Abstract

A new combination is proposed for the little known Indian ant Paraparatrechina aseta (Forel, 1902) comb. n. It was misfit in the earlier taxonomic position and is therefore, transferred from Nylanderia to Paraparatrechina, and accordingly redescribed with illustrations.

Author Biographies

Himender BHARTI, Systematics

Assistant Professor, Punjabi University, Patiala

Aijaz Ahmad WACHKOO, Biodiversity and Conservation

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Zoology, University of Kashmir, Srinagar

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Published

2014-12-03

How to Cite

BHARTI, H., & WACHKOO, A. A. (2014). New Combination for a Little Known Indian Ant, Paraparatrechina aseta (Forel, 1902) comb. n. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 16(3), 95–99. Retrieved from https://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php/JERS/article/view/728

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Journal of the Entomological Research Society