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Genus: Linepithema   Mayr, 1866 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2014)

20 species

Linepithema Mayr, 1866a PDF: 496. Type-species: Linepithema fusca, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Linepithema in Dolichoderidae: Ashmead, 1905c PDF: 384.
Linepithema in Dolichoderinae, Dolichoderini: Emery, 1913a PDF: 14; Forel, 1917 PDF: 247; all subsequent authors to the following.
Linepithema in Dolichoderinae, Leptomyrmecini: Ward, Brady, et al. 2010: 362.
Genus Linepithema references
Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF}: 170 (catalogue); Emery, 1913a PDF: 15 (diagnosis, catalogue); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 135 (Neotropical catalogue); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78 (synoptic classification); Brandão, 1991 PDF: 354 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1992a PDF: 16 (diagnosis); Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 114 (diagnosis, review of genus); Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 122 (catalogue); Bolton, 1994: 26 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1050 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 246 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1999: 76 (Australia synopsis); Wild, 2007A PDF: 19 (diagnosis, all species revision, keys).

Taxon Page Images:



Linepithema tsachila workers feed from the extrafloral nectary of an Inga tree. Mindo, Ecuador.
Image © Alex Wild.

Taxon Page Author History

On 2013-08-22 07:48:10 Zach Lieberman modified Images
On 2013-08-22 07:47:44 Zach Lieberman modified Images

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