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Genus: Cerapachys


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2014)

161 species

Cerapachys Smith, 1857a PDF: 74 . Type-species: Cerapachys antennatus, by subsequent designation of Bingham, 1903 PDF: 28. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Genus Cerapachys references
Roger, 1863b: 21, 25 (catalogue); Mayr, 1863a PDF: 403, 439, 455 (catalogue); Mayr, 1865: 15, 24 (Syscia, Ooceraea diagnoses); Emery, in André, 1882c: 236 (Europe & Algeria species); Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF}: 17 (Lioponera, Cerapachys, Parasyscia, Ooceraea, Syscia catalogues); Forel, 1900f PDF: 331 (India & Sri Lanka species key); Bingham, 1903 PDF: 27, 28 (India, Sri Lanka & Burma Lioponera, Cerapachys species keys); Emery, 1911e PDF: 8 (diagnosis, subgenera key, catalogue); Emery, 1911e PDF: 9 (Cerapachys (Parasyscia) diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1911e PDF: 10 (Cerapachys (Ooceraea) & Cerapachys (Syscia) diagnoses, catalogues); Emery, 1911e PDF: 10 (Phyracaces diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1911e PDF: 11 (Lioponera diagnosis, catalogue); Arnold, 1915: 11 (diagnosis, South Africa species key); Wheeler, 1918a PDF: 239 (Australia Phyracaces species key); Mann, 1921 PDF: 408 (Fiji species key); Wheeler, 1922: 52, 53, 639 (Cerapachys & Phyracaces diagnoses, subgenera key); Wheeler, 1924e PDF: 224 (Chrysapace, comments); Arnold, 1926 PDF: 193 (South Africa species, revised key); Donisthorpe, 1939a PDF: 253 (Lioponera diagnosis); Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 17, 21, 22 (Asia Cerapachys, Lioponera, Phyracaces checklists); Wilson, 1959d PDF: 44, 52, 55, 56 (Melanesia, Fiji Is, New Guinea & New Caledonia species keys); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 76 (Neotropical catalogue); Brown, 1975 PDF}: 18, 26 (diagnosis, keys); Smith, 1979: 1333 (North America catalogue); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 23 (Australia catalogue); Taylor, 1987a PDF: 16 (Australia, New Caledonia checklist); Terayama, Kubota, Sakai & Kawazoe, 1988 PDF: 35 (Taiwan species key); Morisita, Kubota, Onoyama, Ogata, Terayama, Kondoh & Imai, 1989: 30 (Japan species key); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1048 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 142 (catalogue); Wu & Wang, 1995a: 47 (China species key); Collingwood & Agosti, 1996 PDF: 312 (Saudi Arabia species key); Terayama, 1996B: 18 (Japan species key); Shattuck, 1999: 60 (Australia synopsis); Mackay & MacKay, 2002 PDF: 36 (U.S.A., New Mexico species key); Borowiec, 2009A PDF: 46 (Cerapachys sexspinus group key); Terayama, 2009 PDF: 122 (Taiwan species key); Heterick, 2009 PDF: 126 (south-western Australia species key); Sarnat & Economo, 2012 PDF: 24 (Fiji species key); Bharti & Wachkoo, 2013 PDF: 1192 (India species key); Bharti & Akbar, 2013 PDF: 82 (India species key).

Taxon Page Images:

A Cerapachys larvatus worker dispatches a Stigmacros guard during a predatory raid on the little ants' nest. Harrietville, Victoria, Australia.
Image © Alex Wild.

Taxon Page Author History

On 2013-08-22 04:16:55 Zach Lieberman modified Images
On 2013-08-22 04:16:04 Zach Lieberman modified Images

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