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Genus: Protomognathus   Wheeler, 1905 


Note: Not a Valid Taxon Name

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Protomognathus Wheeler, 1905a PDF: 3 [as subgenus of Tomognathus]. Type-species: Tomognathus americanus, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Protomognathus as junior synonym of Harpagoxenus: Emery, 1924f PDF: 265; all subsequent authors to the following.

Taxon Page Images:

A mixed colony of Protomognathus americanus (the acorn slave-raiding ant, dark brown) and its host, Temnothorax curvispinosus. Urbana, Illinois, USA.
Image © Alex Wild. // Distribution


  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

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