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Genus: Myrmoxenus   Ruzsky, 1902 


Also Databased as Synonym: Temnothorax 

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Myrmoxenus Ruzsky, 1902b: 474 . Type-species: Temnothorax gordiagini, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Myrmoxenus in Myrmicinae, Leptothoracini: Emery, 1914e: 42; Forel, 1917 PDF: 245; Wheeler, 1922: 664; Emery, 1924f: 262; all subsequent authors to the following.
Myrmoxenus as junior synonym of Epimyrma: Buschinger, 1990b PDF: 245 (provisional synoynym); Bolton, 1994: 105 [seniority incorrect, Myrmoxenus has priority; see below.].
Genus Myrmoxenus references
Emery, 1916a PDF: 189 (Italy species key); Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 139 (France & Belgium species key); Emery, 1924f: 262 (Myrmoxenus diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1924f: 263 (Epimyma diagnosis, catalogue); Menozzi, 1931c PDF: 36 (diagnosis, all species key); Bernard, 1967a PDF: 216 (diagnosis, Western Europe species key); Kutter, 1973f PDF: 281 (species, notes); Kutter, 1977c: 138 (Switzerland species key); Buschinger, Fischer, et al. 1987: 253 (partial revision); Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 276 (Balkans species key); Buschinger, 1989a PDF: 265 (evolution, speciation); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1049 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 188 (catalogue); Seifert, 1996B: 118 (Central Europe species key); Cagniant & Espadaler, 1997: 268 (Morocco species key); Seifert, 2007: 117 (North and Central Europe species key).

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