Chronoxenus myops

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Chronoxenus myops
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Chronoxenus
Species: C. myops
Binomial name
Chronoxenus myops
(Forel, 1895)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • myops. Bothriomyrmex myops Forel, 1895e: 471 (w.q.) INDIA. Combination in Bothriomyrmex (Chronoxenus): Donisthorpe, 1944e: 102; in Chronoxenus: Dubovikov, 2005: 93. Senior synonym of minimum: Del Toro, et al. 2009: 340. See also: Bingham, 1903: 306.
  • minimum. Liometopum minimum Zhou, 2001a: 557 (w.q.m.) CHINA. Combination in Chronoxenus Del Toro, et al. 2009: 340. Junior synonym of myops: Del Toro, et al. 2009: 340.



  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 306, see also)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 81, catalogue)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1944e. A new species of Bothriomyrmex Emery (Hym. Formicidae), and some notes on the genus. Proc. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. Ser. B 13: 100-103 (page 102, combination in Bothriomyrmex (Chronoxenus))
  • Dubovikoff, D.A. 2005. The system of taxon Bothriomyrmex Emery, 1869 sensu lato (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and relatives genera. Kavkazskii Entomologicheskii Byulleten 1(1): 89-94 (page 93, transferred to Chronoxenus; combination in Chronoxenus)
  • Forel, A. 1895f. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part V. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 9: 453-472 (page 471, worker, queen described)