Ammomyrma

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Ammomyrma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Ammomyrma
Santschi, 1922
Type species
Dorymyrmex exsanguis

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Specimen labels

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

Nomenclature

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

  • AMMOMYRMA [junior synonym of Dorymyrmex]
    • Ammomyrma Santschi, 1922b: 365 [as subgenus of Dorymyrmex]. Type-species: Dorymyrmex exsanguis, by original designation.
    • Ammomyrma junior synonym of Araucomyrmex: Snelling, R.R. & Hunt, 1976: 93.
    • Ammomyrma junior synonym of Dorymyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c: 77.


References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 87, Ammomyrma as junior synonym of Dorymyrmex)
  • Gallardo, A. 1930. Sobre el género Dorymyrmex Mayr en la Argentina. Rev. Chil. Hist. Nat. 34: 143-148 (page 147, Ammomyrma as subgenus of Dorymyrmex])
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 100, Ammomyrma as subgenus of Dorymyrmex])
  • Santschi, F. 1922c. Myrmicines, dolichodérines et autres formicides néotropiques. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 54: 345-378 (page 365, Ammomyrma as subgenus of Dorymyrmex])
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 77, Ammomyrma as junior synonym of Dorymyrmex)
  • Snelling, R. R.; Hunt, J. H. 1975. The ants of Chile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Chil. Entomol. 9: 63-129 (page 93, Ammomyrma as junior synonym of Araucomyrmex)