Protamblyopone Wheeler

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Genus: Protamblyopone
Wheeler, W.M., 1927
Type species
Amblyopone (Protamblyopone) aberrans, now Amblyopone aberrans

Amblyopone aberrans side view

Amblyopone aberrans top view

Specimen labels

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


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

  • PROTAMBLYOPONE [junior synonym of Amblyopone]Protamblyopone Wheeler, W.M. 1927c: 1 [as subgenus of Amblyopone]. Type-species: Amblyopone (Protamblyopone) aberrans, by monotypy.


  • Wheeler, W. M. 1927c. Ants of the genus Amblyopone Erichson. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 62: 1-29 (page 26, fig. 8 worker, queen, male described)