Codiomyrmex

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Codiomyrmex
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Codiomyrmex
Wheeler, W.M., 1916
Type species
Codiomyrmex thaxteri, now Strumigenys thaxteri

Strumigenys thaxteri casent0900194 p 1 high.jpg

Strumigenys thaxteri casent0900194 d 1 high.jpg

Specimen Labels

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

Nomenclature

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

  • CODIOMYRMEX [junior synonym of Strumigenys]
    • Codiomyrmex Wheeler, W.M. 1916d: 326. Type-species: Codiomyrmex thaxteri, by monotypy.
    • Codiomyrmex subgenus of Strumigenys: Emery, 1924d: 325.
    • Codiomyrmex revived status as genus: Wheeler, W.M. 1916d: 326; Brown, 1948e: 114.
    • Codiomyrmex junior synonym of Pyramica: Bolton, 1999: 1668; Bolton, 2000: 91.
    • Codiomyrmex junior synonym of Strumigenys: Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 1994: 14; Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 2007: 101.

References

  • Baroni Urbani, C.; De Andrade, M. L. 1994. First description of fossil Dacetini ants with a critical analysis of the current classification of the tribe (Amber Collection Stuttgart: Hymenoptera, Formicidae. VI: Dacetini). Stuttg. Beitr. Naturkd. Ser. B ( (page 14, Codiomyrmex as junior synonym of Strumigenys)
  • Bolton, B. 1999. Ant genera of the tribe Dacetonini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Nat. Hist. 3 33: 1639-1689 (page 1668, Codiomyrmex as junior synonym of Pyramica)
  • Bolton, B. 2000. The ant tribe Dacetini. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 65: 1-1028 (page 91, Codiomyrmex as junior synonym of Pyramica)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 189, Codiomyrmex as junior synonym of Pyramica)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1948e. A preliminary generic revision of the higher Dacetini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 74: 101-129 (page 114, 115, Review of genus; Codiomyrmex in Myrmecinae, Dacetini; Codiomyrmex as genus)
  • 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. Wash (page 179, Codiomyrmex provisional junior synonym of Glamyromyrmex)
  • 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 633, Codiomyrmex in Myrmecinae, Dacetini; as subgenus of Strumigenys)
  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 325, Codiomyrmex in Myrmecinae, Dacetini; as subgenus of Strumigenys)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1916f. Ants collected in Trinidad by Professor Roland Thaxter, Mr. F. W. Urich, and others. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 60: 323-330 (page 326, Codiomyrmex as genus)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1916f. Ants collected in Trinidad by Professor Roland Thaxter, Mr. F. W. Urich, and others. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 60: 323-330 (page 326, Codiomyrmex as genus)
  • 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 667, Codiomyrmex in Myrmecinae, Dacetini)