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Genus: Oxyepoecus   Santschi, 1926 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 21 valid species

Oxyepoecus Santschi, 1926d PDF: 6. Type-species: Oxyepoecus bruchi, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Genus Oxyepoecus references
Emery, 1922c PDF: 182 (Monomorium (Martia) diagnosis, catalogue); Borgmeier, 1927b PDF: 65 (Monomorium (Martia) all species key); Kusnezov, 1952k PDF: 720 (Argentina species key); Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 144 (diagnosis, review of genus, checklist); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 173 (catalogue); Kempf, 1974b PDF: 510 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Bolton, 1987 PDF: 286 (notes); Brandão, 1991 PDF: 364 (catalogue); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1051 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 301 (catalogue); Albuquerque & Brandão, 2004 PDF: 55 (Oxyepoecus vezenyii group revision, key); Albuquerque & Brandão, 2009 PDF: 292 (Oxyepoecus rastraus group revision, all species key); Delsinne & Mackay, 2011 PDF: 7 (Paraguay species key); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 223 (brief male diagnosis)

Taxon Page Images:



Oxyepoecus reticulatus worker in a rotting log. Monte Verde, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Image © Alex Wild.

Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)   Genus is native to: Neotropical bioregion (based on species list records).

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Oxyepoecus   Albuquerque, N. L. de & Brandão, C. R. F., 2009, A revision of the Neotropical Solenopsidini ant genus Oxyepoecus Santschi, 1926 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). 2. Final. Key for species and revision of the rastratus species-group., Papeis Avulsos do Departamento de Zoologia 49, pp. 289-309: 291, (download) 291 22888
Oxyepoecus rosai n. sp.  Albuquerque, N. L. de & Brandão, C. R. F., 2009, A revision of the Neotropical Solenopsidini ant genus Oxyepoecus Santschi, 1926 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). 2. Final. Key for species and revision of the rastratus species-group., Papeis Avulsos do Departamento de Zoologia 49, pp. 289-309: 304-307, (download) 304-307 22888


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