Monocombus

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Monocombus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Monocombus
Mayr, 1855
Type species
Formica viatica, now Cataglyphis viatica

Cataglyphis viaticus casent0104615 profile 1.jpg

Cataglyphis viaticus casent0104615 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels

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

Nomenclature

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

  • MONOCOMBUS [junior synonym of Cataglyphis]
    • Monocombus Mayr, 1855: 381. Type-species: Formica viatica, by monotypy.
    • Monocombus subgenus of Cataglyphis: Santschi, 1929b: 29.
    • Monocombus junior synonym of Myrmecocystus: Forel, 1878: 372; André, 1882b: 165; Mayr, 1886d: 424; Dalla Torre, 1893: 216.
    • Monocombus junior synonym of Cataglyphis: Mayr, 1861: 44; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 944; Emery, 1925b: 261; Agosti, 1990b: 1462; Agosti, 1994a: 103.


References

  • Agosti, D. 1990b. Review and reclassification of Cataglyphis (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). J. Nat. Hist. 2 24: 1457-1505 (page 1462, Monocombus as junior synonym of Cataglyphis)
  • Agosti, D. 1994b. The phylogeny of the ant tribe Formicini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with the description of a new genus. Syst. Entomol. 19: 93-117 (page 103, Monocombus as junior synonym of Cataglyphis)
  • André, E. 1882c. Les fourmis. [part]. Pp. 153-232 in: André, Edm. 1881-1886. Species des Hyménoptères d'Europe et d'Algérie. Tome Deuxième. Beaune: Edmond André, 919 + 48 pp. (page 165, Monocombus as junior synonym of Myrmecocystus)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 127, Monocombus as junior synonym of Cataglyphis)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 216, Monocombus as junior synonym of Myrmecocystus)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 261, Monocombus as junior synonym of Cataglyphis)
  • Emery, C.; Forel, A. 1879. Catalogue des Formicides d'Europe. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 5: 441-481 (page 449, Monocombus as junior synonym of Myrmecocystus)
  • Forel, A. 1878c. Études myrmécologiques en 1878 (première partie) avec l'anatomie du gésier des fourmis. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 15: 337-392 (page 372, Monocombus as junior synonym of Myrmecocystus)
  • 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 381, Monocombus in Formicinae [Formicidae])
  • Mayr, G. 1861. Die europäischen Formiciden. Nach der analytischen Methode bearbeitet. Wien: C. Gerolds Sohn, 80 pp. (page 44, Monocombus as junior synonym of Cataglyphis)
  • Mayr, G. 1863a. Formicidarum index synonymicus. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 13: 385-460 (page 402, Monocombus as junior synonym of Cataglyphis)
  • Mayr, G. 1886d. Die Formiciden der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 36: 419-464 (page 424, Monocombus as junior synonym of Myrmecocystus)
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 12, Monocombus as junior synonym of Cataglyphis)
  • Santschi, F. 1929b. Étude sur les Cataglyphis. Rev. Suisse Zool. 36: 25-70 (page 29, Monocombus as subgenus of Cataglyphis)
  • 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 944, Monocombus as junior synonym of Cataglyphis)