Weberidris

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Weberidris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Weberidris
Donisthorpe, 1949
Type species
Weberidris rufobrunnea (junior synonym of Calyptomyrmex beccarii)

Calyptomyrmex schraderi side view

Calyptomyrmex schraderi top view

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

Nomenclature

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

  • WEBERIDRIS [junior synonym of Calyptomyrmex]
    • Weberidris Donisthorpe, 1949a: 281. Type-species: Weberidris rufobrunnea (junior synonym of Calyptomyrmex beccarii), by original designation.
    • Weberidris junior synonym of Calyptomyrmex: Donisthorpe, 1949f: 186; Brown, 1949f: 84.

References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 202, Weberidris as junior synnonym of Calyptomyrmex)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1949h. Revision of the ant tribe Dacetini: IV. Some genera properly excluded from the Dacetini, with the establishment of the Basicerotini new tribe. Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 75: 83-96 (page 84, Weberidris as junior synnonym of Calyptomyrmex)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1949a [1948]. A new genus and species of dacetine ant (Hym., Formicidae) from New Guinea. Entomol. Mon. Mag. 84: 281 (page 281, Weberidris in Myrmicinae, Dacetini; as genus)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1949g. A species of Calyptomyrmex Emery (Hym., Formicidae) from New Guinea. Entomol. Mon. Mag. 85: 186 (page 186, Weberidris as junior synnonym of Calyptomyrmex)