Neomyrmamblys

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Neomyrmamblys
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Neomyrmamblys
Wheeler, W.M., 1921
Type species
Camponotus fastigatus

Camponotus fastigatus casent0173416 profile 1.jpg

Camponotus fastigatus casent0173416 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels

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

Nomenclature

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

  • NEOMYRMAMBLYS [junior synonym of Myrmaphaenus]
    • Neomyrmamblys Wheeler, W.M. 1921a: 19 [as subgenus of Camponotus]. Type-species: Camponotus fastigatus, by subsequent designation of Santschi, 1921f: 311.
    • Neomyrmamblys junior synonym of Myrmaphaenus: Emery, 1925b: 152.


References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 117, Neomyrmamblys as junior synonym of Myrmaphaenus)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 152, Neomyrmamblys as junior synonym of Myrmaphaenus)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 44, Neomyrmamblys as junior synonym of Myrmaphaenus)
  • Santschi, F. 1921f. Retouches aux sous-genres de Camponotus. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 61: 310-312 (page 311, Type-species: Camponotus fastigatus, by subsequent designation)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1921a. Professor Emery's subgenera of the genus Camponotus Mayr. Psyche (Camb.) 28: 16-19 (page 19, Neomyrmamblys as subgenus of Camponotus)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1921a. Professor Emery's subgenera of the genus Camponotus Mayr. Psyche (Camb.) 28: 16-19 (page 19, Neomyrmamblys as subgenus of Camponotus)
  • 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 708, Neomyrmamblys as subgenus of Camponotus)