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Genus: Novomessor   Emery, 1915 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 3 valid species

Novomessor Emery, 1915k: 73. Type-species: Aphaenogaster cockerelli, by original designation. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Novomessor in Myrmicinae, Pheidolini: Forel, 1917 PDF: 241; Emery, 1921c: 66 [subtribe Stenammini]; Wheeler, 1922: 661; all subsequent authors except the following.
Novomessor as junior synonym of Aphaenogaster: Brown, 1974b PDF: 47; Bolton, 1982 PDF: 364 (discussion pp. 339-341).
Genus Novomessor references
DeMarco & Cognato, 2015 PDF: 1 (phylogeny); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 220 (brief male diagnosis)


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)   Genus is native to: Nearctic, Neotropical bioregions (based on species list records).

Nearctic Region: United States
Neotropical Region: Mexico

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