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Revision as of 13:59, 17 September 2012


Technomyrmex wheeleri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Technomyrmex
Species: T. wheeleri
Binomial name
Technomyrmex wheeleri
(Emery, 1913)
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from the Philippines. It is also found in Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia and Borneo. Check distribution from AntMaps.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • smithi. Iridomyrmex smithi Wheeler, W.M. 1909d: 341 (w.q.) PHILIPPINES. [Junior secondary homonym of Formica smithii Lowne, 1865a: 276 (now in Iridomyrmex).] Replacement name: wheeleri Emery, 1913a: 26.
  • wheeleri. Iridomyrmex wheeleri Emery, 1913a: 26. Replacement name for Iridomyrmex smithi Wheeler, W.M. 1909d: 341. [Junior secondary homonym of Formica smithii Lowne, 1865a: 276 (now in Iridomyrmex).] Combination in Technomyrmex: Shattuck, 1992a: 15. Senior synonym of niasensis: Bolton, 2007a: 106.
  • niasensis. Technomyrmex niasensis Menozzi, 1932d: 8, fig. 3 (w.) INDONESIA (Nias I.). Junior synonym of wheeleri: Bolton, 2007a: 106.

Description

References

The following references are based on the 2007 CD version of the Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • Baltazar, C. R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pac. Insects Monogr. 8: 1-488 (page 263, listed)
  • Emery, C. 1913a [1912]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dolichoderinae. Genera Insectorum 137: 1-50 (page 26, Replacement name for Iridomyrmex smithi)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992a. Review of the dolichoderine ant genus Iridomyrmex Mayr with descriptions of three new genera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 31: 13-18 (page 15, Combination in Technomyrmex)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1909d. Ants of Formosa and the Philippines. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 26: 333-345 (page 341, Replacement name for Iridomyrmex smithi)

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