Oxygyne

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Oxygyne
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Oxygyne
Forel, 1901
Type species
Crematogaster daisyi

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Specimen Labels

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

Nomenclature

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

  • OXYGYNE [junior synonym of Crematogaster (Crematogaster)]
    • Oxygyne Forel, 1901e: 375 [as subgenus of Crematogaster]. Type-species: Crematogaster (Oxygyne) daisyi, by subsequent designation of Wheeler, W.M. 1911f: 169.
    • Oxygyne raised to genus: Soulié, 1964: 398.
    • Oxygyne junior synonym of Crematogaster: Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 13.
    • Oxygyne subgenus of Crematogaster: Bolton, 1995b: 40.
    • Oxygyne senior synonym of Nematocrema: Blaimer, 2012: 249.
    • Oxygyne junior synonym of Crematogaster (Crematogaster): Blaimer 2012: 52.

References

  • Arnold, G. 1920a. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part IV. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 403-578 (page 542, Oxygyne as subgenus of Crematogaster)
  • Blaimer, B.B. 2012. Untangling complex morphological variation: taxonomic revision of the subgenus Crematogaster (Oxygyne) in Madagascar, with insight into the evolution and biogeography of this enigmatic ant clade (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology 37:240-260.
  • Blaimer, B.B. 2012. A subgeneric revision of Crematogaster and discussion of regional species-groups (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 3482, 47–67.
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 40, Oxygyne as subgenus of Crematogaster)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 238, Oxygyne as subgenus of Crematogaster)
  • 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 183, Oxygyne as junior synonym of Crematogaster [provisional])
  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 156, Oxygyne as subgenus of Crematogaster)
  • Forel, A. 1901j. Variétés myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 45: 334-382 (page 375, Oxygyne as subgenus of Crematogaster)
  • Forel, A. 1917. Cadre synoptique actuel de la faune universelle des fourmis. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 51: 229-253 (page 242, Oxygyne as subgenus of Crematogaster)
  • Hölldobler, B.; Wilson, E. O. 1990. The ants. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, xii + 732 pp. (page 13, Oxygyne as junior synonym of Crematogaster)
  • Smith, D. R. 1979. Superfamily Formicoidea. Pp. 1323-1467 in: Krombein, K. V., Hurd, P. D., Smith, D. R., Burks, B. D. (eds.) Catalog of Hymenoptera in America north of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, pp. i-xvi, 1199-2209. (page 1376, Oxygyne as junior synonym of Crematogaster)
  • Soulié, J. 1964. Sur la répartition géographique des genres de la tribu des Cremastogastrini. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Toulouse 99: 397-409 (page 398, Oxygyne as genus)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1911g. A list of the type species of the genera and subgenera of Formicidae. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 21: 157-175 (page 169, Type-species: Crematogaster (Oxygyne) daisyi, by subsequent designation)
  • 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 662, Oxygyne as subgenus of Crematogaster)