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Genus: Dinomyrmex   Ashmead, 1905 


Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 1 valid species, 1 valid subspecies

Dinomyrmex Ashmead, 1905c PDF: 384. Type-species: Formica gigas, by original designation. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Dinomyrmex as junior synonym of Camponotus: Brown, 1973b PDF: 180 [provisional].
Dinomyrmex as subgenus of Camponotus: Forel, 1913b PDF: 350; Forel, 1914a PDF: 259; Forel, 1917 PDF: 250; Emery, 1920b PDF: 236; Arnold, 1922 PDF: 612; Wheeler, 1922: 704; Emery, 1925d PDF: 69; subsequent authors; Bolton, 1995b: 27; Bolton, 2003 PDF: 114.
Dinomyrmex as senior synonym of Myrmogigas: Forel, 1913b PDF: 350 (in text); Wheeler, 1913a PDF: 81; Forel, 1914a PDF: 259; Bolton, 1995b: 27; Bolton, 2003 PDF: 114.
[Note: Dinomyrmex and Myrmogigas share the same type-species, synonymy is therefore absolute.]
Genus Dinomyrmex references
Cantone, 2017 PDF: 155 (brief male diagnosis); Ward & Boudinot, 2021 10.3897/asp.79.e66978 PDF: 50 (male identification)
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):

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