Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Formicoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Formicoidea

Familia: Formicidae
Subfamilia: Myrmicinae
Tribus: Crematogastrini
Genus: Harpagoxenus
Species: H. canadensis – H. sublaevis – H. zaisanicus

Name edit

Harpagoxenus Forel, 1893: 167

Type species: Myrmica sublaevis Nylander, 1849

Synonyms edit

  • Tomognathus Mayr, 1861: 56.
Type-species: Myrmica sublaevis, by monotypy.
[Junior homonym of Tomognathus Agassiz, 1850: 376 (Pisces).]
  • Harpagoxenus Forel, 1893: 167. Replacement name for Tomognathus Mayr, 1861: 56.

References edit

  • Forel. 1893: Sur la classification de la famille des formicides, avec remarques synonymiques. Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique, 37: 161–167.

  • Creighton. 1950: The ants of North America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology of Harvard College, 104: 1–585.
  • Bolton, B. 2003: Synopsis and classification of Formicidae. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, 71: 1–370.
  • Bourke, A.F.G. 1988: Dominance orders, worker reproduction, and queen-worker conflict in the slave-making ant Harpagoxenus sublaevis. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 23(5): 323–333.
  • Xu, Z.-H. 2012: A newly recorded genus and species, Harpagoxenus sublaevis, from China with a key to the known species of Harpagoxenus of the world (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Sociobiology, 59, 19-25.