Technomyrmex wheeleri

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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)



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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines (type locality).
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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.



  • 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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