Conomyrma

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Conomyrma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Conomyrma
Forel, 1913
Type species
Prenolepis pyramica, now Dorymyrmex pyramicus

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Specimen Labels

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

Nomenclature

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

  • CONOMYRMA [junior synonym of Dorymyrmex]
    • Conomyrma Forel, 1913b: 350 (in text) [as subgenus of Dorymyrmex]. Type-species: Prenolepis pyramica, by subsequent designation of Santschi, 1922b: 365.
    • Conomyrma raised to genus: Kusnezov, 1952g: 429.
    • Conomyrma senior synonym of Biconomyrma: Smith, M.R. 1958c: 140.
    • Conomyrma senior synonym of Araucomyrmex: Snelling, R.R. 1981: 402.
    • Conomyrma junior synonym of Dorymyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c: 77.


References

  • Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. (page 26, Conomyrma as junior synonym of Dorymyrmex )
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 86, Conomyrma as junior synonym of Dorymyrmex )
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1973b. A comparison of the Hylean and Congo-West African rain forest ant faunas. Pp. 161-185 in: Meggers, B. J., Ayensu, E. S., Duckworth, W. D. (eds.) Tropical forest ecosystems in Africa and South America: a comparative review. Wash (page 179, Conomyrma as junior synonym of Dorymyrmex [provisional])
  • 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 634, Conomyrma in Dolichoderinae, Tapinomini)
  • Forel, A. 1913b. Formicides du Congo Belge récoltés par MM. Bequaert, Luja, etc. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 2: 306-351 (page 350, Conomyrma as subgenus of Dorymyrmex)
  • Forel, A. 1917. Cadre synoptique actuel de la faune universelle des fourmis. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 51: 229-253 (page 248, Conomyrma in Dolichoderinae, Tapinomini; Conomyrma as subgenus of Dorymyrmex)
  • Gallardo, A. 1930. Sobre el género Dorymyrmex Mayr en la Argentina. Rev. Chil. Hist. Nat. 34: 143-148 (page 147, Conomyrma as subgenus of Dorymyrmex)
  • Hölldobler, B.; Wilson, E. O. 1990. The ants. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, xii + 732 pp. (page 17, Conomyrma as genus)
  • Jaffe, K. 1993. El mundo de las hormigas. Baruta, Venezuela: Equinoccio (Ediciones de la Universidad Simón Bolívar), 188 pp. (page 9, Conomyrma in Dolichoderinae, Tapinomini (anachronism); Conomyrma as genus (anachronism))
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 78, Conomyrma as genus)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1952j [1951]. El estado real del grupo Dorymyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zool. Lilloana 10: 427-448 (page 429, Conomyrma as genus)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1959. Die Dolichoderinen-Gattungen von Süd-Amerika (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Zool. Anz. 162: 38-51 (page 51, Conomyrma as genus)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1964 [1963]. Zoogeografía de las hormigas en Sudamérica. Acta Zool. Lilloana 19: 25-186 (page 66, Conomyrma as genus)
  • Santschi, F. 1922c. Myrmicines, dolichodérines et autres formicides néotropiques. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 54: 345-378 (page 365, Type-species: Prenolepis pyramica; by subsequent designation; Conomyrma as subgenus of Dorymyrmex)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21: 1-181 (page 77, Conomyrma as junior synonym of Dorymyrmex )
  • Smith, D. R. 1979. Superfamily Formicoidea. Pp. 1323-1467 in: Krombein, K. V., Hurd, P. D., Smith, D. R., Burks, B. D. (eds.) Catalog of Hymenoptera in America north of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Pr (page 1419, Conomyrma as genus)
  • Smith, M. R. 1951c. Family Formicidae. Pp. 778-875 in: Muesebeck, C. F., Krombein, K. V., Townes, H. K. (eds.) Hymenoptera of America north of Mexico. Synoptic catalogue. U. S. Dep. Agric. Agric. Monogr. 2:1-1420. (page 837, Conomyrma as subgenus of Dorymyrmex)
  • Smith, M. R. 1958c. Family Formicidae. Pp. 108-162 in: Krombein, K. V. (ed.) Hymenoptera of America north of Mexico. Synoptic catalogue. First supplement. U. S. Dep. Agric. Agric. Monogr. 2(suppl. 1):1-305. (page 140, Conomyrma as subgenus of Dorymyrmex; Conomyrma senior synonym of Biconomyrma)
  • Snelling, R. R. 1973a. Two ant genera new to the United States (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Contr. Sci. (Los Angel.) 236: 1-8 (page 1, Conomyrma as genus)
  • Snelling, R. R. 1981. Systematics of social Hymenoptera. Pp. 369-453 in: Hermann, H. R. (ed.) Social insects. Volume 2. New York: Academic Press, xiii + 491 pp. (page 402, Conomyrma senior synonym of Araucomyrmex)
  • 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 689, Conomyrma as subgenus of Dorymyrmex)