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Genus: Atopomyrmex   André, 1889 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

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:

   Genus is native to: Afrotropical bioregion.

Afrotropical Region: Angola, Bayenti, Benin, Bundibugyo, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Dakar, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kabarole, Kenya, Kibale NP, Malawi, Morogoro, Mozambique, Nigeria, Ogooue-Maritime, Prefecture Sangha-Mbaéré, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Wakiso District, Woleu-Ntem, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Australasia Region: Western

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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