Irogera

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Irogera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Irogera
Emery, 1915
Type species
Rogeria procera

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Specimen Label

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

Nomenclature

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

  • IROGERA [junior synonym of Rogeria]
    • Irogera Emery, 1915i: 191 [as subgenus of Rogeria]. Type-species: Rogeria procera, by original designation.
    • Irogera raised to genus: Brown, 1953h: 4 (in text); Kempf, 1961d: 436.
    • Irogera junior synonym of Rogeria: Kempf, 1965: 185; Kugler, C. 1994: 23.

References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 205, Irogera as junior synonym of Rogeria)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1953c. Characters and synonymies among the genera of ants. Part I. Breviora 11: 1-13 (page 4, Irogera as genus (in text))
  • 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 653, Irogera in Myrmicinae, Leptothoracini; Irogera as subgenus of Rogeria)
  • Emery, C. 1915g. Noms de sous-genres et de genres proposés pour la sous-famille des Myrmicinae. Modifications à la classification de ce groupe (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1915: 189-192 (page 191, Irogera as subgenus of Rogeria)
  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 267, Irogera in Myrmicinae, Leptothoracini; Irogera as subgenus of Rogeria)
  • Forel, A. 1917. Cadre synoptique actuel de la faune universelle des fourmis. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 51: 229-253 (page 245, Irogera in Myrmicinae, Leptothoracini; Irogera as subgenus of Rogeria)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1961g. Remarks on the ant genus Irogera Emery, with the description of a new species (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Rev. Bras. Biol. 21: 435-441 (page 436, Irogera as genus)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1964e. Miscellaneous studies on Neotropical ants. III. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 7: 45-71 (page 66, Irogera as genus)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1965. Nota preliminar sôbre algumas formigas neotrópicas, descritas por Frederick Smith (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Rev. Bras. Biol. 25: 181-186 (page 185, Irogera as junior synonym of Rogeria)
  • Kugler, C. 1994. A revision of the ant genus Rogeria with description of the sting apparatus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Hym. Res. 3: 17-89 (page 23, Irogera as junior synonym of Rogeria)
  • 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 677, Irogera as subgenus of Rogeria)