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Genus: Terataner   Emery, 1912 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 14 valid species

Terataner Emery, 1912b PDF: 103. Type-species: Atopomyrmex foreli, by original designation. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Terataner in Myrmicinae, Myrmecinini: Emery, 1912b PDF: 105; Emery, 1914e PDF: 41; Forel, 1917 PDF: 244; Wheeler, 1922: 663; Emery, 1924f PDF: 241 [subtribe Podomyrmini]; all subsequent authors to the following.
Genus Terataner references
Wheeler, 1922: 885, 1028 (Afrotropical, Malagasy catalogues); Emery, 1924f PDF: 241 (diagnosis, catalogue); Arnold, 1952b PDF: 129 (review of genus); Kugler, 1979b PDF: 260 (sting structure); Bolton, 1981b PDF: 288 (diagnosis, review of genus); Bolton, 1981b PDF: 290 (Afrotropical species revision, key); Bolton, 1981b PDF: 297 (Malagasy species review, key); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1053 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 403 (catalogue); Hita Garcia et al., 2017 10.1371/journal.pone.0172641 PDF: 11 (Malagasy species key); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 242 (brief male diagnosis)

Taxon Page Images:



Splitting open a twig reveals Terataner elegans nest. Kibale forest, Uganda.
Image © Alex Wild.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Mayotte, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Malagasy
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):
    Afrotropical, Malagasy

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Terataner n. gen  Emery, C., 1912, Etudes sur les Myrmicinae., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 56, pp. 94-105: 103-104, (download) 103-104 3855
Terataner   Santschi, F., 1914, Formicidae., Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911 - 1912). Résultats scientifiques. Hyménoptères 2, pp. 41-148: 72, (download) 72 8111
Terataner   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: 288-290, (download) 288-290 6438
Terataner   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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