Lonchomyrmex

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Lonchomyrmex
Temporal range: Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Lonchomyrmex
Mayr, 1867
Type species
Formica freyeri, now Lonchomyrmex freyeri
Diversity
2 fossil species
(Species Checklist)

Identification

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • LONCHOMYRMEX [incertae sedis in Myrmicinae: Pheidolini]
    • Lonchomyrmex Mayr, 1867b: 61. Type-species: †Formica freyeri, by monotypy.


References

  • Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. (page 106, Lonchomyrmex in Myrmicinae, Pheidolini?)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 248, Lonchomyrmex in Myrmicinae, Pheidolini?)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 236, Lonchomyrmex incertae sedis in Pheidolini)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 156, Lonchomyrmex in Myrmicinae)
  • 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 658, Lonchomyrmex in Formicinae?, Formicini?)
  • Emery, C. 1877b. Saggio di un ordinamento naturale dei Mirmicidei, e considerazioni sulla filogenesi delle formiche. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 9: 67-83 (page 81, Lonchomyrmex in Myrmicinae, Myrmicidae)
  • Mayr, G. 1867b. Vorläufige Studien über die Radoboj-Formiciden, in der Sammlung der k. k. geologischen Reichsanstalt. Jahrb. K-K. Geol. Reichsanst. Wien 17: 47-62 (page 61, Lonchomyrmex as genus)