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Genus: Cyphoidris   Weber, 1952 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 4 valid species

Cyphoidris Weber, 1952a PDF: 26. Type-species: Cyphoidris spinosa, by original designation. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Cyphoidris as junior synonym of Lordomyrma: Brown, 1973b PDF: 179 [provisional].
Genus Cyphoidris references
Bolton, 1981b PDF: 257 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1049 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 167 (catalogue); Taylor, 2009 PDF: 25 (notes).


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)   Genus is native to: Afrotropical bioregion (based on species list records).

Afrotropical Region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Cyphoidris   Taylor, R. W., 2009, Ants of the genus Lordomyrma Emery (1) Generic synonymy, composition and distribution, with notes on Ancyridris Wheeler and Cyphoidris Weber (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae)., Zootaxa 1979, pp. 16-28: 25-27, (download) 25-27 22490
Cyphoidris   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: 256-257, (download) 256-257 6438

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