Aeromyrma

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Aeromyrma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Aeromyrma
Forel, 1891
Type species
Aeromyrma nosindambo, now Carebara nosindambo

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Carebara nosindambo casent0101633 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels

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

Nomenclature

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

  • AEROMYRMA [junior synonym of Carebara]
    • Aeromyrma Forel, 1891b: 198. Type-species: Aeromyrma nosindambo, by monotypy.
    • [Aeromyrma also described as new by Forel, 1891a: cccvii; no species-rank taxa named.]
    • Aeromyrma subgenus of Oligomyrmex: Emery, 1915c: 59 (footnote).
    • Aeromyrma revived status as genus: Arnold, 1916: 256.
    • Aeromyrma subgenus of Oligomyrmex: Emery, 1924d: 215.
    • Aeromyrma junior synonym of Oligomyrmex: Ettershank, 1966: 119.
    • Aeromyrma junior synonym of Carebara: Fernández, 2004a: 194.


References

  • Arnold, G. 1915. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part I. Ponerinae, Dorylinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 1-159 (page 256, Aeromyrma in Myrmicinae, Pheidologetini)
  • Arnold, G. 1916. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part II. Ponerinae, Dorylinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 159-270 (page 256, Aeromyrma revived as genus)
  • Ashmead, W. H. 1905c. A skeleton of a new arrangement of the families, subfamilies, tribes and genera of the ants, or the superfamily Formicoidea. Can. Entomol. 37: 381-384 (page 383, Aeromyrma in Myrmicinae, Solenopsidini)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 215, Aeromyrma as junior synonym of Oligomyrmex)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 78, Aeromyrma as 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 620, Aeromyrma as subgenus of Oligomyrmex)
  • Emery, C. 1895l. Die Gattung Dorylus Fab. und die systematische Eintheilung der Formiciden. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 685-778 (page 770, Aeromyrma in Myrmicinae, Solenopsidini)
  • Emery, C. 1914e. Intorno alla classificazione dei Myrmicinae. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna Cl. Sci. Fis. (n.s.) 18: 29-42 (page 41, Aeromyrma in Myrmicinae, Pheidologetini)
  • Emery, C. 1915j. Le formiche del genere Solenopsis abitanti l'Africa. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna Cl. Sci. Fis. (n.s.) 19: 57-66 (page 59, Aeromyrma as subgenus of Oligomyrmex (footnote))
  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 215, Aeromyrma in Myrmicinae, Pheidologetini; Aeromyrma as subgenus of Oligomyrmex)
  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 119, Aeromyrma as junior synonym of Oligomyrmex)
  • Fernández, F. 2004a. The American species of the myrmicine ant genus Carebara Westwood (Hymentoptera: Formicidae). Caldasia 26(1): 191-238 (page 194, Aeromyrma as junior synonym of Carebara)
  • Forel, A. 1891a. Un nouveau genre de Myrmicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 35:cccvii-cccviii. (page cccvii, [Aeromyrma also described as new, no species-rank taxa named])
  • Forel, A. 1891c. Les Formicides. [part]. In: Grandidier, A. Histoire physique, naturelle, et politique de Madagascar. Volume XX. Histoire naturelle des Hyménoptères. Deuxième partie (28e fascicule). Paris: Hachette et Cie, v + 237 pp. (page 198, Aeromyrma as genus)
  • Forel, A. 1893b. Sur la classification de la famille des Formicides, avec remarques synonymiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 37: 161-167 (page 164, Aeromyrma in Myrmicinae, Solenopsidini)
  • Forel, A. 1917. Cadre synoptique actuel de la faune universelle des fourmis. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 51: 229-253 (page 243, Aeromyrma in Myrmicinae, Pheidologetini; Aeromyrma as genus)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1910b. Ants: their structure, development and behavior. New York: Columbia University Press, xxv + 663 pp. (page 140, Aeromyrma in Myrmicinae, Solenopsidini)
  • 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 663, 882, Aeromyrma in Myrmicinae, Solenopsidini; Aeromyrma as genus)