Neoclystopsenella

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Neoclystopsenella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Tapinomini
Genus: Neoclystopsenella
Kurian, 1955
Type species
Neoclystopsenella luffae, now Tapinoma melanocephalum

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

Nomenclature

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

  • NEOCLYSTOPSENELLA [junior synonym of Tapinoma]
    • Neoclystopsenella Kurian, 1955: 133. Type-species: Neoclystopsenella luffae, by monotypy.
    • Neoclystopsenella junior synonym of Tapinoma: Brown, 1988a: 337.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. (page 26, Neoclystopsenellaas junior synonym of Tapinoma)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 91, Neoclystopsenellaas junior synonym of Tapinoma)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1988a [1987]. Neoclystopsenella (Bethylidae) a synonym of Tapinoma (Formicidae). Psyche (Camb.) 94: 337 (page 337, Neoclystopsenella in Dolichoderinae)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1988a [1987]. Neoclystopsenella (Bethylidae) a synonym of Tapinoma (Formicidae). Psyche (Camb.) 94: 337 (page 337, Neoclystopsenellaas junior synonym of Tapinoma)
  • Kurian, C. 1955. Bethyloidea (Hymenoptera) from India. Agra Univ. J. Res. 4: 67-155 (page 133, Neoclystopsenella as genus; in Bethylidae)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 146, Neoclystopsenellaas junior synonym of Tapinoma)