Myrmespera

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Myrmespera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Subgenus: Myrmespera
Santschi, 1926
Type species
Camponotus debellator

This is currently a subgenus of Camponotus. Please see Camponotus for further information.

Nomenclature

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

  • MYRMESPERA [subgenus of Camponotus]
    • Myrmespera Santschi, 1926b: 247 [as subgenus of Camponotus]. Type-species: Camponotus (Myrmespera) debellator, by subsequent designation of Santschi, 1926c: 604.


References

The following references are based on the 2007 CD version of the Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 119, Myrmespera as subgenus of Camponotus)
  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 247, Myrmespera as subgenus of Camponotus)
  • Santschi, F. 1926c. Nouvelles notes sur les Campontous. Rev. Suisse Zool. 33: 597-618 (page 604, Type-species: Camponotus (Myrmespera) debellator, by subsequent designation)

Additional References