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Genus: Vollenhovia   Mayr, 1865 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Extant: 59 species, 18 subspecies

Fossil: 2 species

Vollenhovia Mayr, 1865: 21 . Type-species: Vollenhovia punctatostriata, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Genus Vollenhovia references
Mayr, 1867a PDF: 94 (diagnosis); Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 61 (catalogue); Bingham, 1903 PDF: 213 (diagnosis); Emery, 1922c PDF: 163 (diagnosis, catalogue); Wheeler, 1922: 1026 (Malagasy catalogue); Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 135, 169, 174 (Asia Aratromyrmex, Vollenhovia, Dyomorium checklists); Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 146 (diagnosis, review of genus, checklist); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 92 (Australia catalogue); Taylor, 1987a PDF: 80 (Australia, New Caledonia checklist); Taylor, 1991db: 612 (Australia species key); Morisita, Kubota, et al. 1992: 48 (Japan species key); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1053 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 422 (catalogue); Wu & Wang, 1995a: 106 (China species key); Terayama & Kinomura, 1997 PDF: 1 (Japan species key); Shattuck, 1999: 171 (Australia synopsis); Terayama, 2009 PDF: 147 (Taiwan species key); Sarnat & Economo, 2012 PDF: 144 (Fiji species key); Bharti & Kumar, 2013 PDF: 181 (India species key).

Taxon Page Images:

Vollenhovia emeryi colonies contain many laying queens. This photograph shows two, with workers and pupae. Washington, DC, USA.
Image © Alex Wild.

Taxon Page Author History

On 2013-08-26 07:29:31 Zach Lieberman modified Images
On 2013-08-26 07:29:09 Zach Lieberman modified Images

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