Glyptomyrmex

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Glyptomyrmex
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Glyptomyrmex
Forel, 1885
Type species
Glyptomyrmex dilaceratum, now Myrmicocrypta dilacerata

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Specimen Labels

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

Nomenclature

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

  • GLYPTOMYRMEX [junior synonym of Myrmicocrypta]
    • Glyptomyrmex Forel, 1885a: 365. Type-species: Glyptomyrmex dilaceratum, by monotypy.
    • Glyptomyrmex junior synonym of Myrmicocrypta: Emery, 1894c: 224.


References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 200, Glyptomyrmex as junior synonym of Myrmicocrypta)
  • Emery, C. 1894d. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. VI-XVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 26: 137-241 (page 224, Glyptomyrmex as junior synonym of Myrmicocrypta)
  • Forel, A. 1885a [1884]. Études myrmécologiques en 1884 avec une description des organes sensoriels des antennes. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 20: 316-380 (page 365, Glyptomyrmex as genus)
  • Forel, A. 1892d. Attini und Cryptocerini. Zwei neue Apterostigma-Arten. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 8: 344-349 (page 344, Glyptomyrmex in Myrmicinae, Attini)
  • Forel, A. 1893b. Sur la classification de la famille des Formicides, avec remarques synonymiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 37: 161-167 (page 164, Glyptomyrmex in Myrmicinae, Attini)