PolyergusLatreille, 1804valid

14 valid species (1 synonym, 1 unidentifiable), (4 synonyms, 3 unavailable)

Polyergus Latreille, 1804Latreille, P. A. 1804. Tableau méthodique des insectes. Pp. 129-200 in: Société de Naturalistes et d'Agriculteurs 1804. Nouveau dictionnaire d'histoire naturelle. Tome 24. Paris: Déterville, 84 + 85 + 238 + 18 + 34 pp. [1804-03-07]External_link: 179 . Type-species: Formica rufescens, by monotypy. AntWeb AntWiki
Polyergus in Formicites: Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, 1835Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, A. 1835 ("1836"). Histoire naturelle des insectes. Hyménoptères. Tome I. Paris: Roret, 547 pp. [1835-12-26] PDFExternal_link: 198. Polyergus in Formicidae: Smith, 1858aSmith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. [1858-03-27] PDFExternal_link: 1. Polyergus in Formicinae: Mayr, 1855Mayr, G. 1855. Formicina austriaca. Beschreibung der bisher im österreichischen Kaiserstaate aufgefundenen Ameisen, nebst Hinzufügung jener in Deutschland, in der Schweiz und in Italien vorkommenden Arten. Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Vereins in Wien 5:273-478. [1855] PDFExternal_link: 383 [Formicidae]; Mayr, 1861Mayr, G. 1861. Die europäischen Formiciden. Nach der analytischen Methode bearbeitet. Wien: C. Gerolds Sohn, 80 pp. [1861] PDFExternal_link: 43 [Formicinae]; Mayr, 1862Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12:649-776. [1862] PDFExternal_link: 653 [Formicidae]; Mayr, 1865Mayr, G. 1865. Formicidae. In: Novara Expedition 1865. 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. [1865-12-14]External_link: 8 [Formicidae]. Polyergus in Camponotinae: Forel, 1878cForel, A. 1878c. Études myrmécologiques en 1878 (première partie) avec l'anatomie du gésier des fourmis. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 15:337-392. [1878-10] PDFExternal_link: 367 [Camponotidae]; Dalla Torre, 1893Dalla Torre, K. W. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. [1893] PDFExternal_link}: 214. Polyergus in Camponotinae, Camponotini: Forel, 1886hForel, A. 1886h. Études myrmécologiques en 1886. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 30:131-215. [1886-11-06>] PDFExternal_link: 200. Polyergus in Camponotinae, Formicini: Forel, 1893bForel, A. 1893b. Sur la classification de la famille des Formicides, avec remarques synonymiques. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 37:161-167. [1893-04-01>] PDFExternal_link: 165; Emery, 1895lEmery, C. 1895l. Die Gattung Dorylus Fab. und die systematische Eintheilung der Formiciden. Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 8:685-778. [1895-10-18] PDFExternal_link: 772; Forel, 1899BForel, A. 1899B. Formicidae. Dummy reference. Biologia Centrali-Americana Hym 3:1-169.External_link: 128; Wheeler, 1910aWheeler, W. M. 1910a. Ants: their structure, development and behavior. New York: Columbia University Press, xxv + 663 pp. [1910-03]External_link: 143; Forel, 1912jForel, A. 1912j. Formicides néotropiques. Part VI. 5me sous-famille Camponotinae Forel. Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 20:59-92. [1912-06-20] PDFExternal_link: 89; Forel, 1917Forel, A. 1917. Cadre synoptique actuel de la faune universelle des fourmis. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 51:229-253. [1917-03-08] PDFExternal_link: 250. Polyergus in Formicinae, Formicini: Ashmead, 1905cAshmead, W. H. 1905c. A skeleton of a new arrangement of the families, subfamilies, tribes and genera of the ants, or the superfamily Formicoidea. Canadian Entomologist 37:381-384. [1905-11-01] PDFExternal_link: 384; Bondroit, 1918Bondroit, J. 1918. Les fourmis de France et de Belgique. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 87:1-174. [1918-12-24] PDFExternal_link: 41; Wheeler, 1922Wheeler, W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. New York: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 1139.External_link: 699; Emery, 1925dEmery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183:1-302. [1925-12-31] PDFExternal_link: 267; all subsequent authors except the following. Polyergus in Formicinae, Formica genus group: Agosti, 1991Agosti, D. 1991. Revision of the oriental ant genus Cladomyrma, with an outline of the higher classification of the Formicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology 16:293-310. [1991-07] PDFExternal_link: 295.
Genus Polyergus references
Mayr, 1855Mayr, G. 1855. Formicina austriaca. Beschreibung der bisher im österreichischen Kaiserstaate aufgefundenen Ameisen, nebst Hinzufügung jener in Deutschland, in der Schweiz und in Italien vorkommenden Arten. Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Vereins in Wien 5:273-478. [1855] PDFExternal_link: 383 (diagnosis); Roger, 1863bRoger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 7(Beilage):1-65. [1863-06]External_link: 12 (catalogue); Mayr, 1863aMayr, G. 1863a. Formicidarum index synonymicus. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 13:385-460. [1863] PDFExternal_link: 443 (catalogue); Mayr, 1865Mayr, G. 1865. Formicidae. In: Novara Expedition 1865. 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. [1865-12-14]External_link: 8 (diagnosis); Forel, 1878cForel, A. 1878c. Études myrmécologiques en 1878 (première partie) avec l'anatomie du gésier des fourmis. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 15:337-392. [1878-10] PDFExternal_link: 373 (diagnosis); André, 1882b: 162 (Europe & Algeria species); Cresson, 1887Cresson, E. T. 1887. Synopsis of the families and genera of the Hymenoptera of America, north of Mexico, together with a catalogue of the described species, and bibliography. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, Suppl. Vol. 1887:1-351. [1887] PDFExternal_link: 255 (U.S.A. catalogue); Dalla Torre, 1893Dalla Torre, K. W. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. [1893] PDFExternal_link}: 214 (catalogue); Emery, 1925dEmery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183:1-302. [1925-12-31] PDFExternal_link: 267 (diagnosis, catalogue); Buren, 1944aBuren, W. F. 1944a. A list of Iowa ants. Iowa State College Journal of Science 18:277-312. [1944-04] PDFExternal_link: 310 (U.S.A., Iowa species key); Smith, 1947gSmith, M. R. 1947g. A study of Polyergus in the United States, based on the workers (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). American Midland Naturalist 38:150-161. [1947-08-20] PDFExternal_link: 152 (U.S.A. species key); Creighton, 1950aCreighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 104:1-585. [1950-04] PDFExternal_link: 556 (North America species key); Chapman & Capco, 1951Chapman, J. W.; Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monographs of the Institute of Science and Technology. Manila 1:1-327. [1951] PDFExternal_link: 203 (Asia checklist); Gregg, 1963Gregg, R. E. 1963. The ants of Colorado, with reference to their ecology, taxonomy, and geographic distribution. Boulder: University of Colorado Press, xvi + 792 pp. [1963]External_link: 632 (U.S.A., Colorado species key); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1963Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1963. The ants of North Dakota. Grand Forks, North Dakota: University of North Dakota Press, viii + 326 pp. [1963]External_link: 274 (U.S.A., North Dakota species key); Bernard, 1967aBernard, F. 1967a ("1968"). Faune de l'Europe et du Bassin Méditerranéen. 3. Les fourmis (Hymenoptera Formicidae) d'Europe occidentale et septentrionale. Paris: Masson, 411 pp. [1967-11] PDFExternal_link: 329 (diagnosis); Wheeler, 1968Wheeler, J. 1968. Male genitalia and the taxonomy of Polyergus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 70:156-164. [1968-06-29] PDFExternal_link: 156 (Nearctic species, male genitalia); Smith, 1979Smith, D. R. 1979. Superfamily Formicoidea. Pp. 1323-1467 in: Krombein, K. V.; Hurd, P. D.; Smith, D. R.; Burks, B. D. (eds.) 1979. Catalog of Hymenoptera in America north of Mexico. Volume 2. Apocrita (Aculeata). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, pp. i-xvi, 1199-2209. [1979]External_link: 1466 (North America catalogue); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1986gWheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1986g. The ants of Nevada. Los Angeles: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, vii + 138 pp. [1986] PDFExternal_link: 95 (U.S.A., Nevada species key); Kupyanskaya, 1990aKupyanskaya, A. N. 1990a. Ants of the Far Eastern USSR. [In Russian.]. Vladivostok: Akademiya Nauk SSSR, 258 pp. [1990-09-13>]External_link: 207 (Far Eastern Russia species key); Agosti, 1994bAgosti, D. 1994b. The phylogeny of the ant tribe Formicini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with the description of a new genus. Systematic Entomology 19:93-117. [1994-08-01] PDFExternal_link: 109 (diagnosis, review of genus); Bolton, 1994Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. [1994-07-25]External_link: 50 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995aBolton, B. 1995a. A taxonomic and zoogeographical census of the extant ant taxa (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Natural History 29:1037-1056. [1995-08] PDFExternal_link: 1052 (census); Bolton, 1995bBolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. [1995-10]External_link: 342 (catalogue); Kupyanskaya, 1995: 361 (Far Eastern Russia species key); Mackay & MacKay, 2002Mackay, W.; MacKay, E. 2002. The ants of New Mexico (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 400 pp. [2002-12] PDFExternal_link: 359 (U.S.A., New Mexico species key); Bolton, 2003Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and classification of Formicidae. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 71:1-370. [2003-11-10] PDFExternal_link: 129 (synopsis); Trager, 2013Trager, J. C. 2013. Global revision of the dulotic ant genus Polyergus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae, Formicinae, Formicini). Zootaxa 3722(4):501-548. [2013-10-24] PDFExternal_link (global revision, diagnosis, key to species, natural history)
Genera
Acantholepis Euprenolepis Orbicapitia
Acropyga Eurytarsites Ovalicapito
Acrostigma Forelophilus Ovaligastrula
Adformica Formica Overbeckia
Agraulomyrmex Formicina Paleosminthurus
Alloformica Fushuniformica Paraformica
Anacantholepis Gesomyrmex Paraparatrechina
Andragnathus Gigantiops Paraplagiolepis
Anoplolepis Glaphyromyrmex Paratrechina
Aphomomyrmex Hagiostigmacros Petalomyrmex
Aporomyrmex Heeridris Phasmomyrmex
Atopodon Hincksidris Plagiolepis
Bajcaridris Huaxiaformica Polyergus
Baroniurbania Iberoformica Polyrhachis
Brachymyrmex Imhoffia Prenolepis
Bregmatomyrma Kyromyrma Prodimorphomyrmex
Bryscha Lasiophanes Proformica
Calomyrmex Lasius Prolasius
Camponotites Lepisiota Protoformica
Camponotites Leptogasteritus Protrechina
Camponotus Leucotaphus Pseudocamponotus
Campostigmacros Liaoformica Pseudolasius
Cataglyphis Longiformica Pseudonotoncus
Cataglyphoides Machaeromyrma Pseudostigmacros
Chapmanella Magnogasterites Raptiformica
Chariostigmacros Malacomyrma Rhizomyrma
Chimaeromyrma Melophorus Rhopalomyrmex
Cladomyrma Mesanoplolepis Rossomyrmex
Conoformica Mesoxena Santschiella
Coptoformica Monocombus Serviformica
Curtipalpulus Myrmecocystus Shanwangella
Cyrtostigmacros Myrmecopsis Sicilomyrmex
Decamera Myrmecorhynchus Sinoformica
Dimorphomyrmex Myrmelachista Sinotenuicapito
Diodontolepis Myrmoteras Stigmacros
Donisthorpea Neaphomus Tapinolepis
Drymomyrmex Neoformica Teratomyrmex
Echinopla Nesolasius Trichomelophorus
Endiodioctes Notoncus Tylolasius
Eoleptocerites Notostigma Wilsonia
Eomonocombus Nylanderia Zatania
Eremnocystus Oecophylla Zealleyella
Erimelophorus Opisthopsis

†fossil valid synonym subspecies unidentifiable/excluded from Formicidae unavailable/nomen nudum homonym original combination View full key