Hedomyrma

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Hedomyrma
Polyrhachis argentosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Hedomyrma
Forel, 1915
Type species
Polyrhachis ornata
Diversity
33 species

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Specimen labels

This is currently a subgenus of Polyrhachis. Please see Polyrhachis for further information.

Species

Sulawesi

Nomenclature

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

  • HEDOMYRMA [subgenus of Polyrhachis]
    • Hedomyrma Forel, 1915b: 107 [as subgenus of Polyrhachis]. Type-species: Polyrhachis ornata, by original designation.
    • Hedomyrma senior synonym of Morleyidris: Hung, 1967b: 402.
    • Hedomyrma senior synonym of Dolichorhachis: Dorow, 1995: 26.
  • DOLICHORHACHIS [junior synonym of Hedomyrma]
    • Dolichorhachis Mann, 1919: 386 [as subgenus of Polyrhachis]. Type-species: Polyrhachis (Dolichorhachis) malaensis, by monotypy.
    • Dolichorhachis junior synonym of Hedomyrma: Dorow, 1995: 26.
  • MORLEYIDRIS [junior synonym of Hedomyrma]
    • Morleyidris Donisthorpe, 1944c: 64 [as subgenus of Polyrhachis]. Type-species: Polyrhachis (Morleyidris) trina, by original designation.
    • Morleyidris junior synonym of Hedomyrma: Hung, 1967b: 402.


References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 124, Hedomyrma as subgenus of Polyrhachis)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 189, Hedomyrma as subgenus of Polyrhachis)
  • 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 107, Hedomyrma as subgenus of Polyrhachis)
  • Forel, A. 1917. Cadre synoptique actuel de la faune universelle des fourmis. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 51: 229-253 (page 251, Hedomyrma as subgenus of Polyrhachis)
  • Kohout, R.J. 2008a. A review of the Polyrhachis ants of Sulawesi with keys and descriptions of new species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum. 52:255-317. PDF
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922i. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VII. Keys to the genera and subgenera of ants. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 631-710 (page 702, Hedomyrma as subgenus of Polyrhachis)