Acanthostichus townsendi (Ashmead, 1906) junior synonym of current valid taxon Acanthostichus texanus Forel, 1904
Ctenopyga townsendi Ashmead, 1906: 29, fig. 4 (q.m.) MEXICO. Neotropic.
Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype male (by designation of MacKay, 1996: 170). Type-locality: Mexico: La Puerta, 6.v.1895 (C.H.T. Townsend). Type-depository: MCZC. Type notes: Original type-series consisted of 1 syntype queen, 2 syntype males, initially deposited in USNM. The male currently in MCZC (lectotype) now appears to be the only extant specimen (MacKay, 1996: 170).
  • Lectotype designation: MacKay, 1996: 170.
  • Combination in Acanthostichus (Ctenopyga): Emery, 1911e: 14.
  • Status as species: Emery, 1911e: 14; Kusnezov, 1962a: 133.
  • Junior synonym of Acanthostichus texanus: Smith, 1955b: 49; Smith, 1955c: 99; Smith, 1958c: 110; Brown, 1975: 42; Smith, 1979: 1334; Bolton, 1995b: 54; MacKay, 1996: 168.
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