Typhlatta

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Typhlatta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Typhlatta
Smith, F., 1857
Type species
Typhlatta laeviceps, now Aenictus laeviceps

Aenictus laeviceps casent0217377 p 1 high.jpg

Aenictus laeviceps casent0217377 d 1 high.jpg

Specimen Labels

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

Nomenclature

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

  • TYPHLATTA [junior synonym of Aenictus]
    • Typhlatta Smith, F. 1857a: 79. Type-species: Typhlatta laeviceps, by monotypy.
    • Typhlatta junior synonym of Aenictus: Forel, 1890b: ciii.
    • Typhlatta revived from synonymy as subgenus of Aenictus: Wheeler, W.M. 1930g: 198.
    • Typhlatta junior synonym of Aenictus: Wilson, 1964: 444.


References

  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 6, Typhlatta as junior synonym of Aenictus)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 147, Typhlatta as junior synonym of Aenictus)
  • Chapman, J. W.; Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327 (page 12, Typhlatta as subgenus of Aenictus)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 7, Typhlatta as junior synonym of Aenictus)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943h. A list of the type-species of the genera and subgenera of the Formicidae. [concl.]. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(10): 721-737 (page 734, Typhlatta as subgenus of Aenictus)
  • Emery, C. 1910b. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dorylinae. Genera Insectorum 102: 1-34 (page 28, Typhlatta as junior synonym of Aenictus)
  • Forel, A. 1878c. Études myrmécologiques en 1878 (première partie) avec l'anatomie du gésier des fourmis. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 15: 337-392 (page 365, Typhlatta in Dorylinae [Dorylidae] (footnote))
  • Forel, A. 1890c. Aenictus-Typhlatta découverte de M. Wroughton. Nouveaux genres de Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 34:cii-cxiv. (page ciii, Typhlatta as junior synonym of Aenictus)
  • Mayr, G. 1865. Formicidae. In: Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte "Novara" um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859. Zoologischer Theil. Bd. II. Abt. 1. Wien: K. Gerold's Sohn, 119 pp. (page 17, Typhlatta in Myrmicinae [Myrmicidae])
  • Smith, F. 1857a. Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 2: 42-88 (page 79, Typhlatta in Myrmicinae [Myrmicidae])
  • Smith, F. 1862a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the islands of Ceram, Celebes, Ternate, and Gilolo. [concl.]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 6: 49-66 (page 49, Typhlatta in Attidae)
  • Smith, F. 1871a. A catalogue of the Aculeate Hymenoptera and Ichneumonidae of India and the Eastern Archipelago. With introductory remarks by A. R. Wallace. [part]. J. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 11: 285-348 (page 333, Typhlatta in Myrmicinae [Myrmicidae])
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1930j. Philippine ants of the genus Aenictus with descriptions of the females of two species. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 38: 193-212 (page 198, Typhlatta as subgenus of Aenictus)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1964a. The true army ants of the Indo-Australian area (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dorylinae). Pac. Insects 6: 427-483 (page 444, Typhlatta as junior synonym of Aenictus)