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Genus: Strongylognathus   Mayr, 1853 


Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 26 valid species, 1 valid subspecies

Strongylognathus Mayr, 1853e PDF: 389. Type-species: Eciton testaceum, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Myrmus Schenck, 1853; junior homonym of Myrmus (Hemiptera) Hahn, 1832 PDF: 81.
Strongylognathus in Poneridae, Myrmicidae: Smith, 1858a PDF: 134.
Strongylognathus in Myrmicidae, Myrmicidae: Emery, 1877b PDF: 81.
Strongylognathus in Myrmicinae: Mayr, 1855 PDF: 430 [Myrmicidae]; Mayr, 1865 PDF: 21 [Myrmicidae]; Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 457 [Myrmicidae]; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 129.
Genus Strongylognathus references
Smith, 1858a PDF: 134 (diagnosis); Mayr, 1863a PDF: 454 (catalogue); Mayr, 1865 PDF: 21 (diagnosis); Forel, 1874 PDF: 71 (Switzerland species key); André, 1883a: 281 (Europe & Algeria species key); Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 129 (catalogue); Forel, 1900h PDF: 278 (all species key); Ruzsky, 1905b: 541 (Russian Empire species key); Emery, 1909f PDF: 708 (Palaearctic species key); Emery, 1916a PDF: 199 (Italy species key); Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 110 (France & Belgium species key); Emery, 1924f PDF: 285 (diagnosis catalogue); Arnol'di, 1933a: 598 (Russia species key); Kratochvíl, 1941b PDF: 87 (Central Europe species key); Novák & Sadil, 1941 PDF: 87 (Central Europe species key); Bernard, 1967a PDF: 237 (Western Europe species key); Baroni Urbani, 1969b PDF: 157 (Western Europe Strongylognathus huberi group revision, key); Bolton, 1976 PDF: 304 (diagnosis, review of genus); Kutter, 1977c: 159 (Switzerland species key); Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 545 (former European U.S.S.R. species key); Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 86 (Iberian Peninsula species key); Gösswald, 1985: 312 (Germany species key); Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 278 (Balkans species key); Dlussky et al., 1990 PDF: 209 (Turkmenistan species key); Radchenko, 1991b PDF: 89 (former U.S.S.R. species key); Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 156 (Bulgaria species key); Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 68 (Armenia species key); Bolton, 1994: 106 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1053 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 395 (catalogue); Wu & Wang, 1995a: 95 (China species key); Seifert, 1996b: 115 (Central Europe species key); Sanetra & Buschinger, 2000: 95 (phylogeny); Wei et al., 2001: 68 (China species key); Seifert, 2007: 115 (North and Central Europe species key); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 239 (brief male diagnosis); Radchenko et al., 2017 10.20362/am.009016 PDF: 11 (Chinese species key); Lapeva-Gjonova & Radchenko, 2021 10.3897/BDJ.9.e65742 PDF: 17 (key to Bulgarian species (workers)).
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
    Asia: Afghanistan, Armenia, China, Georgia, Iran, Israel, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, North Korea, South Korea, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Strongylognathus   Sanetra, M. & Guesten, R., 2001, The socially parasitic ant genus Strongylognathus Mayr in North Africa (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 20, pp. 1-20: 1-2, (download) 1-2 9683
Strongylognathus   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 134, (download) 134 8127
Strongylognathus   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Pfeiffer, M., 2010, New records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Iran., Asian Myrmecology 3, pp. 29-38: 35, (download) 35 23045 GoogleMaps
Strongylognathus   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 80, (download) 80 6175

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