Karawajewella

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Karawajewella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Dolichoderini
Genus: Karawajewella
Donisthorpe, 1944
Type species
Dolichoderus bifurcatus (junior synonym of Dolichoderus cuspidatus)

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Specimen Labels

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

Nomenclature

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

  • KARAWAJEWELLA [junior synonym of Dolichoderus]
    • Karawajewella Donisthorpe, 1944b: 59. Replacement name for Diabolus Karavaiev, 1926d: 424. [Junior homonym of Diabolus Gray, J.E. 1841: 400 (Mammalia).]
    • Karawajewella junior synonym of Dolichoderus: Shattuck, 1992c: 66.
  • DIABOLUS [junior homonym, see Karawajewella]
    • Diabolus Karavaiev, 1926d: 424 [as subgenus of Dolichoderus]. Type-species: Dolichoderus (Diabolus) bifurcatus (junior synonym of Polyrhachis cuspidatus), by original designation. [Junior homonym of Diabolus Gray, J.E. 1841: 400 (Mammalia).]
    • Karawajewella Donisthorpe, 1944b: 59, replacement name for Diabolus Karavaiev.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. (page 26, Karawajewella as junior synonym of Dolichoderus)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 85, Karawajewella as junior synonym of Dolichoderus)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1973b. A comparison of the Hylean and Congo-West African rain forest ant faunas. Pp. 161-185 in: Meggers, B. J., Ayensu, E. S., Duckworth, W. D. (eds.) Tropical forest ecosystems in Africa and South America: a comparative review. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, viii + 350 pp. (page 181, Karawajewella as junior synonym of Dolichoderus [provisional])
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1944b. Notes arising out of Mr. W. D. Hincks's review of Mr. Donisthorpe's "A list of the type-species of the genera and subgenera of the Formicidae". Entomol. Mon. Mag. 80: 59 (page 59, Replacement name for Diabolus Karavaiev, 1926; junior homonym of Diabolus Gray, J.E. 1841:400 (Mammalia))
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 66, Karawajewella as junior synonym of Dolichoderus)