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Genus: Linepithema   Mayr, 1866 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

20 species

Linepithema Mayr, 1866a PDF: 496 . , by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Linepithema in Dolichoderidae: Ashmead, 1905c PDF: 384.
Linepithema in Dolichoderinae, Dolichoderini: Emery, 1913a PDF: 14; Forel, 1917 PDF: 247; all subsequent authors to the following.
Linepithema in Dolichoderinae, Leptomyrmecini: Ward, Brady, et al. 2010: 362.
Genus Linepithema references
Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF}: 170 (catalogue); Emery, 1913a PDF: 15 (diagnosis, catalogue); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 135 (Neotropical catalogue); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78 (synoptic classification); Brandão, 1991 PDF: 354 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1992a PDF: 16 (diagnosis); Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 114 (diagnosis, review of genus); Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 122 (catalogue); Bolton, 1994: 26 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1050 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 246 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1999: 76 (Australia synopsis); Wild, 2007A PDF: 19 (diagnosis, all species revision, keys).

Taxon Page Images:

Linepithema tsachila workers feed from the extrafloral nectary of an Inga tree. Mindo, Ecuador.
Image © Alex Wild.


African Region: Cameroon, Lesotho, Macaronesia, Namibia, Saint Helena, South Africa
Australian Region: Australia, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Queensland, Western Australia
Eurasian Region: Alicante, Austria, Balearic Islands, Belgium, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, Crete, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, North Korea, Poland, Portugal, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Nearctic Region: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Baja California, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah
Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mato Grosso do Sul, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, United States Virgin Islands, Uruguay, Venezuela
Pacific Islands Region: Hawaii, Vanuatu

Taxon Page Author History

On 2013-08-22 07:48:10 Zach Lieberman modified Images
On 2013-08-22 07:47:44 Zach Lieberman modified Images

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Linepithema nov. gen  Mayr, G., 1866, Myrmecologische Beitraege., Sitzungsberichte der Koenigliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe 53, pp. 484-517: 13, (download) 13 4365
Linepithema   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: 26-27, (download) 26-27 21008

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