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Genus: Atopomyrmex   André, 1889 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

3 species

Atopomyrmex André, 1889 PDF: 226 . Type-species: Atopomyrmex mocquerysi, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Genus Atopomyrmex references
Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF}: 60 (catalogue); Arnold, 1916 PDF: 190 (diagnosis); Wheeler, 1922: 180, 885 (diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1924f: 239 (diagnosis, catalogue); Santschi, 1925h: 163 (all species key); Bolton, 1981b PDF: 249 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1048 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 75 (catalogue).

Taxon Page Images:



Atopomyrmex mocquerysi, nestmates engaging in trophallaxis. St. Lucia, KZN, South Africa
Image © Alex Wild.

Distribution:


Afrotropical Region: Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Atopomyrmex   Bolton, B., 1981, A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 43, pp. 245-307: 249-250, (download) 249-250 6438
Atopomyrmex   Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 180-181, (download) 180-181 20597
Atopomyrmex   Emery, C., 1912, Etudes sur les Myrmicinae., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 56, pp. 94-105: 102, (download) 102 3855
Atopomyrmex   Emery, C., 1912, Etudes sur les Myrmicinae., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 56, pp. 94-105: 102-103, (download) 102-103 3855
Atopomyrmex   Bolton, B., 1981, A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 43, pp. 245-307: 290, (download) 290 6438


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