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Genus: Rhoptromyrmex   Mayr, 1901 


Note: Not a Valid Taxon Name

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Rhoptromyrmex Mayr, 1901b PDF: 18. Type-species: Tetramorium globulinode, by subsequent designation of Wheeler, 1911g PDF: 172. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Genus Rhoptromyrmex references
Arnold, 1917 PDF: 351 (diagnosis, South Africa species key); Wheeler, 1922: 194, 908 (diagnosis, Afrotropical catalogue); Emery, 1922c PDF: 186 (Hagioxenus diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1924f PDF: 289 (Rhoptromyrmex diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1924f PDF: 290 (Rhoptromyrmex (Acidomyrmex) diagnosis, catalogue); Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 173, 174 (Asia Acidomyrmex, Ireneela, Rhoptromyrmex checklists); Brown, 1964c PDF: 11 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Bolton, 1976 PDF: 298 (diagnosis, all species key); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 86 (Australia catalogue); Bolton, 1986a PDF: 5 (diagnosis, review of genus, all species key); Taylor, 1987a PDF: 67 (Australia checklist); Bolton, 1994: 106 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1052 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 377 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1999: 163 (Australia synopsis).
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  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Rhoptromyrmex   Eguchi, K., Viet, B. T. & Yamane, S., 2011, Generic synopsis of the Formicidae of Vietnam (Insecta: Hymenoptera), Part I - Myrmicinae and Pseudomyrmicinae., Zootaxa 2878, pp. 1-61: 28, (download) 28 23462
Rhoptromyrmex   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: 194-195, (download) 194-195 20597

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