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Genus: Technomyrmex

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2014)

Extant: 94 species

Fossil: 4 species

Technomyrmex Mayr, 1872 PDF: 147. Type-species: Technomyrmex strenuus, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Technomyrmex in Dolichoderinae, Tapinomini: Emery, 1913a PDF: 42; Arnold, 1915: 147; Forel, 1917 PDF: 248; Wheeler, 1922: 690; subsequent authors except those below; then Jaffe, 1993: 9; Ward, Brady, et al. 2010: 361.
Genus Technomyrmex references
Forel, 1878c PDF: 380 (diagnosis); Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF}: 166 (catalogue); Bingham, 1903 PDF: 301 (India, Sri Lanka & Burma species key); Emery, 1913a PDF: 38 (Engramma diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1913a PDF: 42 (diagnosis, catalogue); Arnold, 1915: 147 (diagnosis, South Africa species key); Wheeler, 1922: 201, 208, 209 (Engramma, Tapinoma, Technomyrmex diagnoses); Wheeler, 1922: 202 (Engramma species key); Wheeler, 1922: 922, 925 (Afrotropical Engramma, Technomyrmex catalogues); Wheeler, 1922: 1034 (Malagasy catalogue); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 106 (Australia catalogue); Taylor, 1987a PDF: 77 (Australia, New Caledonia & New Zealand checklist); Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 153 (diagnosis, review of genus); Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 156 (catalogue); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1053 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 402 (catalogue); Wu & Wang, 1995a: 118 (China species key); Collingwood & Agosti, 1996 PDF: 360 (Saudi Arabia species key); Shattuck, 1999: 83 (Australia synopsis); Zhou, 2001A PDF: 158 (China, Guangxi species key); Bolton, 2007B PDF: 1 (all species revision; Afrotropical & West Palaearctic species key: 13; Malagasy species key: 43; East Palaearctic, Oriental, Malesian & Polynesian species key: 59; Austral species key: 108; New World species key: 119); Fernández & Guerrero, 2008 PDF: 110 (New World synopsis, key); Terayama, 2009 PDF: 200 (Taiwan species key); Yoshimura & Fisher, 2011 PDF: 14 (Malagasy males); Sharaf, et al. 2011: 15 (Arabian Peninsula species key).

Taxon Page Images:



Litter-dwelling ants nest in a variety of pre-existing natural cavities. This African Technomyrmex has moved part of their colony into an old nutshell. Kibale forest, Uganda.
Image © Alex Wild.

Taxon Page Author History

On 2013-08-26 07:08:20 Zach Lieberman modified Images
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