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Genus: Xymmer   Santschi, 1914 


Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 2 valid species

Xymmer Santschi, 1914d PDF: 311 [as subgenus of Stigmatomma]. Type-species: Stigmatomma muticum, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Xymmer as subgenus of Amblyopone: Clark, 1934b PDF: 27.
Xymmer as junior synonym of Stigmatomma: Brown, 1949c PDF: 87.
[Ximmer: incorrect subsequent spelling by Emery, 1919c PDF: 106.]
Genus Xymmer catalogues
Wheeler, 1922: 758; Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 454 (Afrotropical checklist).
Genus Xymmer references:
Ward & Fisher, 2016 10.1111/syen.12186 PDF: 689 (phylogeny); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 108 (brief male diagnosis).
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Uganda
    Asia: Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Indomalaya, Malagasy
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):
    Afrotropical, Indomalaya, Malagasy

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