Acidomyrmex

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Acidomyrmex
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Acidomyrmex
Emery, 1915
Type species
Rhoptromyrmex wroughtonii, now Tetramorium wroughtonii

Rhoptromyrmex wroughtonii casent0172463 profile 1.jpg

Rhoptromyrmex wroughtonii casent0172463 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels

This genus is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Tetramorium.

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • ACIDOMYRMEX [junior synonym of Tetramorium]
    • Acidomyrmex Emery, 1915i: 191 [as subgenus of Rhoptromyrmex]. Type-species: Rhoptromyrmex wroughtonii, by original designation.
    • Acidomyrmex raised to genus: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 664, 672.
    • Acidomyrmex junior synonym of Rhoptromyrmex: Brown, 1964c: 11; Bolton, 1986a: 2.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1976. The ant tribe Tetramoriini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Constituent genera, review of smaller genera and revision of Triglyphothrix Forel. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 34: 281-379 (page 298, Acidomyrmex as junior synonym of Rhoptromyrmex)
  • Bolton, B. 1986a. A taxonomic and biological review of the tetramoriine ant genus Rhoptromyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Syst. Entomol. 11: 1-17 (page 2, Acidomyrmex as junior synonym of Rhoptromyrmex)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 225, Acidomyrmex as junior synonym of Rhoptromyrmex)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1964e. Genus Rhoptromyrmex, revision of, and key to species. Pilot Regist. Zool. Card No. 11. (page 11, Acidomyrmex as junior synonym of Rhoptromyrmex)
  • Chapman, J. W.; Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327 (page 173, Acidomyrmex as genus)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943g. A list of the type-species of the genera and subgenera of the Formicidae. [part]. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(10): 617-688 (page 619, Acidomyrmex as subgenus of Rhoptromyrmex)
  • Emery, C. 1915g. Noms de sous-genres et de genres proposés pour la sous-famille des Myrmicinae. Modifications à la classification de ce groupe (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1915: 189-192 (page 191, Acidomyrmex as subgenus of Rhoptromyrmex)
  • Emery, C. 1915g. Noms de sous-genres et de genres proposés pour la sous-famille des Myrmicinae. Modifications à la classification de ce groupe (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1915: 189-192 (page 191, Acidomyrmex as subgenus of Rhoptromyrmex)
  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 290, Acidomyrmex in Myrmicinae, Tetramoriini; Acidomyrmex as subgenus of Rhoptromyrmex)
  • Forel, A. 1917. Cadre synoptique actuel de la faune universelle des fourmis. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 51: 229-253 (page 245, Acidomyrmex in Myrmicinae, Tetramoriini; Acidomyrmex as subgenus of Rhoptromyrmex)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922i. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VII. Keys to the genera and subgenera of ants. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 631-710 (page 664, 672, Acidomyrmex in Myrmicinae, Tetramoriini; Acidomyrmex as genus)