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Genus: Terataner   Emery, 1912 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

12 species

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

Taxonomic history

Genus Terataner references
Wheeler, 1922Wheeler, W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. New York: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 1139. 133015: 885, 1028 (Afrotropical, Malagasy catalogues); Emery, 1924fEmery, C. 1924f ("1922"). Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C:207-397. [1924-06-24] 124769: 241 (diagnosis, catalogue); Arnold, 1952bArnold, G. 1952b. The genus Terataner Emery (Formicidae). Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa 15:129-131. [1952-11-30] PDF 122332: 129 (review of genus); Kugler, 1979bKugler, C. 1979b ("1978"). Further studies of the myrmicine sting apparatus: Eutetramorium, Oxyopomyrmex, and Terataner (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Psyche (Cambridge) 85:255-263. [1979-04-24] PDF 126569: 260 (sting structure); Bolton, 1981bBolton, B. 1981b. A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology 43:245-307. [1981-11-26] PDF 122845: 288 (diagnosis, review of genus); Bolton, 1981bBolton, B. 1981b. A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology 43:245-307. [1981-11-26] PDF 122845: 290 (Afrotropical species revision, key); Bolton, 1981bBolton, B. 1981b. A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology 43:245-307. [1981-11-26] PDF 122845: 297 (Malagasy species review, key); Bolton, 1995aBolton, B. 1995a. A taxonomic and zoogeographical census of the extant ant taxa (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Natural History 29:1037-1056. [1995-08] PDF 122859: 1053 (census); Bolton, 1995bBolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. [1995-10] 122860: 403 (catalogue).

Taxon Page Images:



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

Distribution:


African Region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda
Malagasy Region: Comoros, Madagascar, Mayotte, Seychelles

Taxon Page Author History

On 2013-08-26 07:12:43 Zach Lieberman modified Images
On 2013-08-26 07:12:07 Zach Lieberman modified Images

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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