Atopogyne

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Atopogyne
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Atopogyne
Forel, 1911
Type species
Crematogaster (Atopogyne) hellenica, now Crematogaster lorteti hellenica

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

Nomenclature

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

  • ATOPOGYNE [junior synonym of Crematogaster (Crematogaster)]
    • Atopogyne Forel, 1911d: 343 [as subgenus of Crematogaster]. Type-species: Crematogaster (Atopogyne) hellenica, by subsequent designation of Wheeler, W.M. 1911f: 159.
    • [Type-species not Crematogaster depressa, unjustified subsequent designation by Emery, 1912d: 272; this error repeated in Emery, 1922e: 154 and in Soulié, 1965: 78.]
    • Atopogyne raised to genus: Soulié, 1964: 398.
    • Atopogyne junior synonym of Crematogaster: Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 13.
    • Atopogyne subgenus of Crematogaster: Bolton, 1995b: 21.
    • Atopogyne junior synonym of Crematogaster (Crematogaster): Blaimer 2012: 53.

References

  • Arnold, G. 1920a. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part IV. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 403-578 (page 545, Atopogyne as subgenus of Crematogaster)
  • Blaimer, B.B. 2012. A subgeneric revision of Crematogaster and discussion of regional species-groups (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 3482, 47–67.
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 21, Atopogyne as subgenus of Crematogaster)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 239, Atopogyne as subgenus of Crematogaster [Type-species not Crematogaster depressa, unjustified subsequent designation by Emery, 1912d: 272; this error repeated in Emery, 1922e: 154 and in Soulié, 1965: 78.] )
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1973b. A comparison of the Hylean and Congo-West African rain forest ant faunas. Pp. 161-185 in: Meggers, B. J., Ayensu, E. S., Duckworth, W. D. (eds.) Tropical forest ecosystems in Africa and South America: a comparative review. Wash (page 178, Atopogyne as junior synonym of Crematogaster [provisional])
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 153, Atopogyne as subgenus of Crematogaster)
  • Forel, A. 1911f. Fourmis nouvelles ou intéressantes. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 47: 331-400 (page 343, Atopogyne as subgenus of Crematogaster)
  • Forel, A. 1917. Cadre synoptique actuel de la faune universelle des fourmis. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 51: 229-253 (page 242, Atopogyne as subgenus of Crematogaster)
  • Hölldobler, B.; Wilson, E. O. 1990. The ants. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, xii + 732 pp. (page 13, Atopogyne as junior synonym of Crematogaster)
  • Smith, D. R. 1979. Superfamily Formicoidea. Pp. 1323-1467 in: Krombein, K. V., Hurd, P. D., Smith, D. R., Burks, B. D. (eds.) Catalog of Hymenoptera in America north of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Pr (page 1376, Atopogyne as junior synonym of Crematogaster)
  • Soulié, J. 1964. Sur la répartition géographique des genres de la tribu des Cremastogastrini. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Toulouse 99: 397-409 (page 398, Atopogyne as genus)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1911g. A list of the type species of the genera and subgenera of Formicidae. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 21: 157-175 (page 159, Type-species: Crematogaster (Atopogyne) hellenica; by subsequent designation)
  • 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 662, Atopogyne as subgenus of Crematogaster)