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Genus: Microdaceton   Santschi, 1913 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

4 species

Microdaceton Santschi, 1913g PDF: 478 . Type-species: Microdaceton exornatum, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Genus Microdaceton references
Arnold, 1917Arnold, G. 1917. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part III. Myrmicinae. Annals of the South African Museum 14:271-402. [1917-08-09] PDF 122311: 383 (diagnosis); Wheeler, 1922Wheeler, W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. New York: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 1139. 133015: 917 (catalogue); Emery, 1924fEmery, C. 1924f ("1922"). Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C:207-397. [1924-06-24] 124769: 317 (diagnosis, catalogue); Bolton, 1983Bolton, B. 1983. The Afrotropical dacetine ants (Formicidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology 46:267-416. [1983-08-25] PDF 122829: 401 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Bolton, 1994Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. [1994-07-25] 122834: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995aBolton, B. 1995a. A taxonomic and zoogeographical census of the extant ant taxa (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Natural History 29:1037-1056. [1995-08] PDF 122859: 1050 (census); Bolton, 1995bBolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. [1995-10] 122860: 258 (catalogue); Bolton, 1999Bolton, B. 1999. Ant genera of the tribe Dacetonini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Natural History 33:1639-1689. [1999-11] PDF 130787: 1675 (morphology, diagnosis, review of genus, phylogeny); Bolton, 2000Bolton, B. 2000. The ant tribe Dacetini. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 65:1-1028. [2000-12-28] 130788: 26 (diagnosis, all species revision, key).

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Microdaceton sp. Kibale forest, Uganda.
Image © Alex Wild.


African Region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

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On 2013-08-22 08:30:42 Zach Lieberman modified Images
On 2013-08-22 08:30:24 Zach Lieberman modified Images

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