Holcoponera

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Holcoponera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Holcoponera
Mayr, 1887
Type species
Gnamptogenys striatula, now Holcoponera striatula

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Nomenclature

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

  • HOLCOPONERA [Ectatomminae: Ectatommini]
    • Holcoponera Mayr, 1887: 540 [as subgenus of Ectatomma]. Type-species: Gnamptogenys striatula Mayr, 1884: 32, by subsequent designation of Emery, 1911d: 40, Wheeler, W.M. 1911f: 165.
    • [Note: publication date of Emery, 1911d, is 9.ix.1911; of Wheeler, W.M. 1911f, is 17.x.1911.]

Taxonomic history

  • Holcoponera in Ponerinae: Dalla Torre, 1893: 23.
  • Holcoponera in Pachycondylinae, Ectatommini: Ashmead, 1905b: 382.
  • Holcoponera in Ponerinae, Ectatommini: Emery, 1895j: 767; Emery, 1911d: 40; Forel, 1917: 236; Gallardo, 1918b: 21; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 643; subsequent authors.
  • Holcoponera in Ectatomminae, Ectatommini: Camacho, Franco, Branstetter, et al. 2022: 11.
  • Holcoponera as subgenus of Ectatomma: Mayr, 1887: 540; Dalla Torre, 1893: 23; Emery, 1895j: 767; Forel, 1895b: 113; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 135.
  • Holcoponera as junior synonym of Gnamptogenys: Brown, 1958g: 211; Kempf, 1972a: 111; Smith, D.R. 1979: 1337; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 10; Bolton, 1995b: 31; Bolton, 2003: 174.
  • Holcoponera as genus: Emery, 1896g: 43; Emery, 1902a: 181; Ashmead, 1905b: 382; Emery, 1911d: 40; Wheeler, W.M. 1913a: 79; Forel, 1917: 236; Gallardo, 1918b: 21; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 643; Borgmeier, 1923: 55; Santschi, 1929h: 437; Donisthorpe, 1943f: 651; Brown, 1956: 489; Kusnezov, 1956: 14; Camacho, Franco, Branstetter, et al. 2022: 11.
  • Holcoponera as senior synonym of Mictoponera: Camacho, Franco, Branstetter, et al. 2022: 11.
  • Holcoponera as senior synonym of Rhopalopone: Camacho, Franco, Branstetter, et al. 2022: 11.
  • Holcoponera as senior synonym of Spaniopone: Camacho, Franco, Branstetter, et al. 2022: 11.
  • Holcoponera as senior synonym of Wheeleripone: Camacho, Franco, Branstetter, et al. 2022: 11.
  • Holcoponera references: Camacho, Franco, Branstetter, et al. 2022: 11 (diagnosis).
  • [Note: for references pre-2022 see under Gnamptogenys.]

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