Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print:      Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.58.1. California Academy of Science, online at Accessed .

· For web:

Genus: Turneria   Forel, 1895 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 8 valid species

Turneria Forel, 1895g PDF: 419. Type-species: Turneria bidentata, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Turneria in Dolichoderidae: Ashmead, 1905c PDF: 384.
Turneria in Dolichoderinae, Tapinomini: Emery, 1913a PDF: 21; Forel, 1917 PDF: 248; Wheeler, 1922: 689; all subsequent authors.
Genus Turneria references
Emery, 1913a PDF: 21 (diagnosis, catalogue); Mann, 1919 PDF: 362 (all species key); Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 196 (Asia checklist); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 107 (Australia catalogue); Taylor, 1987a PDF: 80 (Australia checklist); Shattuck, 1990 PDF: 101 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 161 (diagnosis, review of genus); Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 169 (catalogue); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1053 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 422 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1999: 84 (Australia synopsis); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 125 (brief male diagnosis)

Taxon Page Images:

Turneria bidentata nest in a mangrove twig. Cape Tribulation, Queensland, Australia.
Image © Alex Wild. // Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):

See something amiss? Send us an email.