Prodiscothyrea

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Prodiscothyrea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Proceratiinae
Tribe: Proceratiini
Genus: Prodiscothyrea
Wheeler, W.M., 1916
Type species
Prodiscothyrea velutina, now Discothyrea velutina

Discothyrea velutina casent0172089 profile 1.jpg

Discothyrea velutina casent0172089 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels

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

Nomenclature

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

  • PRODISCOTHYREA [junior synonym of Discothyrea]
    • Prodiscothyrea Wheeler, W.M. 1916i: 33. Type-species: Prodiscothyrea velutina, by monotypy.
    • Prodiscothyrea junior synonym of Discothyrea: Brown, 1958g: 248.


References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 179, Prodiscothyrea as junior synonym of Discothyrea)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 248, Prodiscothyrea as junior synonym of Discothyrea)
  • Chapman, J. W.; Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327 (page 77, Prodiscothyrea in Ponerinae, Proceratiini)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943g. A list of the type-species of the genera and subgenera of the Formicidae. [part]. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(10): 617-688 (page 687, Prodiscothyrea in Ponerinae, Proceratiini)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1916m. Prodiscothyrea, a new genus of ponerine ants from Queensland. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 40: 33-37 (page 33, Prodiscothyrea as genus)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1916m. Prodiscothyrea, a new genus of ponerine ants from Queensland. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 40: 33-37 (page 36, Prodiscothyrea in Ponerinae, Proceratiini)
  • 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 645, Prodiscothyrea in Ponerinae, Proceratiini)