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Genus: Linepithema   Mayr, 1866 


Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

20 species

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

Taxonomic history

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.

Distribution:

   Genus is native to: Nearctic, Neotropical bioregions.

Afrotropical Region: Cameroon, Centre-Sud, Eastern Cape, Erongo, Lesotho, Maseru, Mpumalanga, Namibia, Northern Cape, Saint Helena, South Africa, Sud, Western Cape
Australasia Region: Australian Capital Territory, Central, New South Wales, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, North Island, South Australia, Tasmania, Vanuatu, Victoria, Western Australia, unknown_Australia
Nearctic Region: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Baja California, Baja California Sur, California, Chihuahua, Florida, Georgia, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Zacatecas
Neotropical Region: Alajuela, Alto Paraguay, Alto Parana, Amazonas, Antioquia, Aragua, Argentina, Bahia, Baja Verapaz, Bermuda, Bolivia, Boquerón, Boyacá, Brazil, Buenos Aires, Cajamarca, Canindeyú, Caquetá, Cartago, Cauca, Chiapas, Chile, Chimaltenango, Chiriquí, Chocó, Chubut, Cochabamba, Colombia, Colonia, Cordillera, Corrientes, Costa Rica, Cotopaxi, Cundinamarca, Cusco, Cuyuni-Mazaruni, Córdoba, Distrito Capital, Distrito Federal, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Beni, El Salvador, Entre Ríos, Espírito Santo, Formosa, French Guiana, Goiás, Grenada, Guairá, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Heredia, Honduras, Huila, Huánuco, Itapúa, Jalisco, Jamaica, Jamaica, general, Jujuy, Kingston-St. John, La Guajira, La Libertad, La Paz, La Rioja, La Vega, Lara, Lima, Limón, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Magdalena, Manabí, Manchester, Maranhão, Maria Trinidad Sanchez, Martinique, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Meta, Minas Gerais, Misiones, Montevideo, Morelos, Napo, Nariño, Neembucú, Nicaragua, Nord, Nueva Segovia, Orellana, Oruro, Ouest, Panama, Panamá, Para, Paraguay, Paraná, Pasco, Pastaza, Pedernales, Pernambuco, Peru, Pichincha, Port of Spain, Portland, Pte. Hayes, Puerto Rico, Puntarenas, Putumayo, Quindío, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Risaralda, Rondônia, Sacatepéquez, Saint Andrew, Saint Ann, Saint James, Saint Patrick, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San José, San Pedro, Santa Catarina, Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, Santiago, Sao Paulo, Sololá, St. Ann, St. George, Sud-Est, Suriname, Tocantins, Tolima, Trelawny, Trinidad and Tobago, Trujillo, Tucumán, Tungurahua, United States Virgin Islands, Uruguay, Valle de Cauca, Valparaíso, Venezuela, Veracruz
Oceania Region: Hawaii
Palearctic Region: Alicante, Andalucia, Austria, Azores, Balearic Islands, Belgium, Berlin, Brandenburg, Brussel Hoofdstedelijk G, Bruxelles, Bulgaria, Campania, Canary Islands, Catalonia, Cataluña, Channel Islands, Crete, Dolnoslaskie, Dublin, England, Estremadura, Faro, France, Galicia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Iran, Ireland, Islas Baleares, Italy, Japan, Liguria, Lisboa, Macaronesia, Madeira Islands, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, North Korea, Oost-Vlaanderen, Peloponnese, Poland, Porto, Portugal, S. Fiel, Scotland, Sicilia, Spain, Steiermark, Toscana, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vlaams-Brabant

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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