Antweb Status Display Page



Antcat Taxon Statuses

Valid - This taxon is described as valid in the Bolton World Catalog.

Homonym - This name conflicts with an existing ant's taxon name. The author and date of the referenced publication distinguishes it from the taxon of the same name.

Synonym - An additional name used for a taxon that has a valid name.

Collective group name

Excluded from Formicidae

Original Combination

Obsolete Combination

Unidentifiable - (= Nomen dubium). A name used without sufficient information so that currently, it is not possible to determine what taxon the name applies to.

Unavailable

Unavailable Uncategorized

Unavailable Misspelling

Antweb Taxon Statuses

Unrecognized - This ant is not valid (listed in the Bolton World catalog) and it is not a morphotaxon or indetermined.

Morphotaxon - Morphospecies codes are used to indicate "indetermined" or "undescribed" species. This taxon comes from a specimen file, and is not a "valid" taxon name. May be recognized by it's taxon name which will contain at least one of the following (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 0, "-", "_", "(", ")", "."). Also included are single letter names.

Indetermined - This taxon comes from a specimen file and has been flagged in it's name as indet (or undet).



Antweb Status Sets

Worldants - Ants described by Barry Bolton and contains in the Bolton World Catalog. Data curated by Antcat.org.

All - All Antweb. This specification includes all specimen, regardless of status. Will exclude some taxa without specimen depending on status.

Complete - This will include all taxa, regardless of source or status.

Valid Without Fossil - All valid taxa that are not fossils.

Typed - Only display taxa that have a typed specimen.

All Determined - All valid, unrecognized, not current valid name, and morphotaxa with a name NOT like "(indet)"

All Indetermined - All valid, unrecognized, not current valid name, and morphotaxa with a name LIKE "(indet)"