Diplorhoptrum

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Diplorhoptrum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Diplorhoptrum
Mayr, 1855
Type species
Formica fugax, now Solenopsis fugax

Solenopsis fugax casent0173147 profile 1.jpg

Solenopsis fugax casent0173147 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels

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

Nomenclature

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

  • DIPLORHOPTRUM [junior synonym of Solenopsis]
    • Diplorhoptrum Mayr, 1855: 449. Type-species: Formica fugax, by monotypy.
    • Diplorhoptrum as genus: Baroni Urbani, 1968: 68; Kutter, 1977c: 98; Bernard, 1978a: 543; Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 539; Collingwood, 1979: 64; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 80; Kupyanskaya, 1990: 132; Atanasov & Dlussky, 1992: 167; Dlussky & Radchenko, 1994: 102.
    • Diplorhoptrum subgenus of Solenopsis: Creighton, 1930b: 43; Creighton, 1950a: 233; Smith, M.R. 1951a: 813; Kusnezov, 1956: 27; Kusnezov, 1957a: 273; Kusnezov, 1962b: 160; Smith, M.R. 1967: 358.
    • Diplorhoptrum junior synonym of Solenopsis: Mayr, 1862: 751; Roger, 1863b: 32; Mayr, 1863: 453; Emery & Forel, 1879: 464; Dalla Torre, 1893: 75; Forel, 1915d: 9; Emery, 1922e: 195; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 877; Ettershank, 1966: 134; Kempf, 1972a: 232; Bolton, 1987: 285; Bolton, 1994: 106; Bolton, 1995b: 27; Bolton, 2003: 218.


References

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  • Atanassov, N.; Dlussky, G. M. 1992. Fauna of Bulgaria. Hymenoptera, Formicidae. Fauna Bûlg. 22: 1-310 (page 167, Diplorhoptrum as genus)
  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1968a. Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia. V. Aspetti ecologici della Riviera del M. Cònero. Boll. Zool. 35: 39-76 (page 68, Diplorhoptrum as genus)
  • Bernard, F. 1978a [1977]. Révision des Diplorhoptrum de France, fourmis plus différenciées par l'écologie que par leurs formes (Hym. Formicidae). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (n.s.) 13: 543-577 (page 543, Diplorhoptrum as genus)
  • Bolton, B. 1987. A review of the Solenopsis genus-group and revision of Afrotropical Monomorium Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 54: 263-452 (page 285, Diplorhoptrum as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. (page 106, Diplorhoptrum as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 27, Diplorhoptrum as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 218, Diplorhoptrum as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Collingwood, C. A. 1979. The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark. Fauna Entomol. Scand. 8: 1-174 (page 64, Diplorhoptrum as genus)
  • Creighton, W. S. 1930b. The New World species of the genus Solenopsis (Hymenop. Formicidae). Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 66: 39-151 (page 43, Diplorhoptrum as subgenus of Solenopsis)
  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 104: 1-585 (page 233, Diplorhoptrum as subgenus of Solenopsis)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 75, Diplorhoptrum as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Dlussky, G. M.; Fedoseeva, E. B. 1988. Origin and early stages of evolution in ants. Pp. 70-144 in: Ponomarenko, A. G. (ed.) Cretaceous biocenotic crisis and insect evolution. Moskva: Nauka, 232 pp. (page 80, Diplorhoptrum as genus)
  • Dlussky, G. M.; Radchenko, A. G. 1994a. Ants of the genus Diplorhoptrum (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from the central Palearctic. Zool. Zh. 73(2 2: 102-111 (page 102, Diplorhoptrum as genus)
  • 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 639, Diplorhoptrum as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 195, Diplorhoptrum in Myrmicinae, Solenopsidini; Diplorhoptrum as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Emery, C.; Forel, A. 1879. Catalogue des Formicides d'Europe. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 5: 441-481 (page 464, Diplorhoptrum as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 134, Diplorhoptrum as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Forel, A. 1915b. Results of Dr. E. Mjöbergs Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-13. 2. Ameisen. Ark. Zool. 9(1 16: 1-119 (page 9, Diplorhoptrum as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 232, Diplorhoptrum as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Kupyanskaya, A. N. 1990a. Ants of the Far Eastern USSR. Vladivostok: Akademiya Nauk SSSR, 258 pp. (page 132, Diplorhoptrum as genus)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1956a. Claves para la identificación de las hormigas de la fauna argentina. Idia 104- 105: 1-56 (page 27, Diplorhoptrum as subgenus of Solenopsis)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1957b. Die Solenopsidinen-Gattungen von Südamerika (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Zool. Anz. 158: 266-280 (page 273, Diplorhoptrum as subgenus of Solenopsis)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1962b. Una nueva especie del género Brownidris Kusnezov (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 18: 155-161 (page 160, Diplorhoptrum as subgenus of Solenopsis)
  • Kutter, H. 1977c. Hymenoptera, Formicidae. Insecta Helv. Fauna 6: 1-298 (page 98, Diplorhoptrum as genus)
  • Mayr, G. 1855. Formicina austriaca. Beschreibung der bisher im österreichischen Kaiserstaate aufgefundenen Ameisen, nebst Hinzufügung jener in Deutschland, in der Schweiz und in Italien vorkommenden Arten. Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ver. Wien 5: 273-478 (page 449, Diplorhoptrum in Myrmicinae [Myrmicidae]; as genus)
  • Mayr, G. 1861. Die europäischen Formiciden. Nach der analytischen Methode bearbeitet. Wien: C. Gerolds Sohn, 80 pp. (page 72, Diplorhoptrum in Myrmicinae [Myrmicidae])
  • Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 649-776 (page 751, Diplorhoptrum as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Mayr, G. 1863a. Formicidarum index synonymicus. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 13: 385-460 (page 453, Diplorhoptrum as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 32, Diplorhoptrum as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Santschi, F. 1934e. Contribution aux Solenopsis paléarctiques. Rev. Suisse Zool. 41: 565-592 (page 566, Diplorhoptrum as subgenus of Solenopsis)
  • Smith, D. R. 1979. Superfamily Formicoidea. Pp. 1323-1467 in: Krombein, K. V., Hurd, P. D., Smith, D. R., Burks, B. D. (eds.) Catalog of Hymenoptera in America north of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Pr (page 1384, Diplorhoptrum as junior synonym of Solenopsis)
  • Smith, M. R. 1951c. Family Formicidae. Pp. 778-875 in: Muesebeck, C. F., Krombein, K. V., Townes, H. K. (eds.) Hymenoptera of America north of Mexico. Synoptic catalogue. U. S. Dep. Agric. Agric. Monogr. 2:1-1420. (page 813, Diplorhoptrum as subgenus of Solenopsis)
  • Smith, M. R. 1967a. Family Formicidae. Pp. 343-374 in: Krombein, K. V., Burks, B. D. (eds.) Hymenoptera of America north of Mexico. Synoptic catalog. Second supplement. U. S. Dep. Agric. Agric. Monogr. 2(suppl. 2):1-584. (page 358, Diplorhoptrum as subgenus of Solenopsis)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 877, Diplorhoptrum as junior synonym of Solenopsis)