Wheeleripone

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Wheeleripone
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Wheeleripone
Mann, 1919
Type species
Wheeleripone albiclava, now Gnamptogenys albiclava

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

Nomenclature

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

  • WHEELERIPONE [junior synonym of Gnamptogenys]
    • Wheeleripone Mann, 1919: 282. Type-species: Wheeleripone albiclava, by original designation.
    • Wheeleripone junior synonym of Gnamptogenys: Brown, 1958g: 212.


References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 175, Wheeleripone as junior synonym of Gnamptogenys)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 212, Wheeleripone as junior synonym of Gnamptogenys)
  • 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 736, Wheeleripone in Ponerinae, Ectatommini)
  • Mann, W. M. 1919. The ants of the British Solomon Islands. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 63: 273-391 (page 282, Wheeleripone 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 642, Wheeleripone in Ponerinae, Ectatommini)