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Genus: Atopomyrmex   André, 1889 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 3 valid species

Atopomyrmex André, 1889 PDF: 226. Type-species: Atopomyrmex mocquerysi, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Atopomyrmex in Myrmicinae, Myrmecinini: Emery, 1912b PDF: 105; Emery, 1914e PDF: 41; Arnold, 1916 PDF: 190; Forel, 1917 PDF: 244; Wheeler, 1922: 663; Emery, 1924f PDF: 239 [subtribe Podomyrmini]; all subsequent authors to the following.
Genus Atopomyrmex references
Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 60 (catalogue); Arnold, 1916 PDF: 190 (diagnosis); Wheeler, 1922: 180, 885 (diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1924f PDF: 239 (diagnosis, catalogue); Santschi, 1925h: 163 (all species key); Bolton, 1981b PDF: 249 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1048 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 75 (catalogue); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 188 (brief male diagnosis)

Taxon Page Images:



Atopomyrmex mocquerysi, nestmates engaging in trophallaxis. St. Lucia, KZN, South Africa
Image © Alex Wild. // Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Sierra Leone
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):
    Afrotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Atopomyrmex   Bolton, B., 1981, A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 43, pp. 245-307: 249-250, (download) 249-250 6438
Atopomyrmex   Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 180-181, (download) 180-181 20597
Atopomyrmex   Emery, C., 1912, Etudes sur les Myrmicinae., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 56, pp. 94-105: 102, (download) 102 3855
Atopomyrmex   Emery, C., 1912, Etudes sur les Myrmicinae., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 56, pp. 94-105: 102-103, (download) 102-103 3855
Atopomyrmex   Bolton, B., 1981, A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 43, pp. 245-307: 290, (download) 290 6438


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