Cosmaecetes

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Cosmaecetes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Cosmaecetes
Spinola, 1851
Type species
Cosmaecetes homalinus (junior synonym of Dorylus fulvus)

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Specimen Labels

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

Nomenclature

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

  • COSMAECETES [junior synonym of Typhlopone]
    • Cosmaecetes Spinola, 1851b: 54. Type-species: Cosmaecetes homalinus (junior synonym of Typhlopone fulva), by monotypy.
    • [Cosmaecetes also described as new by Spinola, 1853: 70.]
    • Cosmaecetes junior synonym of Typhlopone: Smith, F. 1858b: 110; Emery, 1910b: 12.
  • [Cosmaegetes Dalla Torre, 1893: 9, incorrect subsequent spelling.]


References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 149, Cosmaecetes as junior synonym of Typhlopone)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 9, [Cosmegetes, incorrect subsequent spelling])
  • Emery, C. 1895l. Die Gattung Dorylus Fab. und die systematische Eintheilung der Formiciden. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 685-778 (page 723, Cosmaecetes as junior synonym of Typhlopone)
  • Emery, C. 1910b. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dorylinae. Genera Insectorum 102: 1-34 (page 12, Cosmaecetes junior synonym of Typhlopone)
  • Emery, C.; Forel, A. 1879. Catalogue des Formicides d'Europe. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 5: 441-481 (page 465, Cosmaecetes as junior synonym of Typhlopone)
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 20, Cosmaecetes as junior synonym of Typhlopone)
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 110, Cosmaecetes as junior synonym of Typhlopone)
  • Spinola, M. 1851b. Compte rendu des Hyménoptères inédits provenants du voyage entomologique de M. Ghiliani dans le Para en 1846. Extrait des Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences de Turin (2) 13: 3-78 (page 54, Cosmaecetes as genus)
  • Spinola, M. 1853. Compte rendu des Hyménoptères inédits provenants du voyage entomologique de M. Ghiliani dans le Para en 1846. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Torino (2) 13: 19-94 (page 70, [Cosmaecetes also described as new])