Creightonidris

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Creightonidris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Creightonidris
Brown, 1949
Type species
Creightonidris scambognatha, now Basiceros scambognathus

Basiceros scambognathus casent0172317 profile 1.jpg

Basiceros scambognathus casent0172317 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels

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

Nomenclature

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

  • CREIGHTONIDRIS [junior syonym of Basiceros]
    • Creightonidris Brown, 1949f: 89. Type-species: Creightonidris scambognatha, by original designation.
    • Creightonidris junior synonym of Basiceros: Fernández, 2003d: 314, 392; Feitosa, Brandão & Dietz, 2007: 17.


References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 146, catalogue)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 184, Creightonidris in Myrmicinae, Basicerotini)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1949h. Revision of the ant tribe Dacetini: IV. Some genera properly excluded from the Dacetini, with the establishment of the Basicerotini new tribe. Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 75: 83-96 (page 89, Creightonidris in Myrmicinae, Basicerotini)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr.; Kempf, W. W. 1960. A world revision of the ant tribe Basicerotini. Stud. Entomol. (n.s.) 3: 161-250 (page 178, Review of genus)
  • Fernández, F. 2003e. Subfamilia Myrmicinae. Pp. 307-330 in: Fernández, F. (ed.) Introducción a las hormigas de la región Neotropical. Bogotá: Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt, xxvi + 424 pp. (page 314, 392, Creightonidris junior synonym of Basiceros)