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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Conothorax
Karavaiev, 1935
Type species
Conothorax bilobum, now Pheidole biloba

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Pheidole (the senior synonym of Conothoracoides).


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • CONOTHORAX [junior homonym, see Conothoracoides]
    • Conothorax Karavaiev, 1935a: 75. Type-species: Conothorax bilobum, by monotypy. [Junior homonym of Conothorax Jekel, 1854: 9 bis (foldout pages) (Coleoptera).]
    • Conothoracoides Strand, 1935: 176, replacement name for Conothorax Karavaiev.


  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 235, Conothorax Karavaiev junior homonym replaced by Conothoracoides)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1935a. Neue Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet, nebst Revision einiger Formen. Treubia 15: 57-118 (page 75, Conothorax as genus; Conothorax in Myrmicinae, Pheidolini; [Junior homonym of Conothorax Jekel, 1854: 9 bis (foldout pages) (Coleoptera).] )
  • Strand, E. 1935. Miscellanea nomenclatorica zoologica et palaeontologica. VIII. Folia Zool. Hydrobiol. 8: 176 (page 176, Conothoracoides Strand, replacement name for Conothorax Karavaiev)