Veromessor Forel, 1917 valid masculine
Veromessor Forel, 1917: 235 [as subgenus of Novomessor] Type-species: Aphaenogaster andrei (obsolete combination of Veromessor andrei), by subsequent designation of Emery, 1921c: 67.
  • Veromessor in Myrmicinae, Pheidolini: Wheeler, 1922: 661; all subsequent authors.
  • Veromessor as subgenus of Novomessor: Forel, 1917: 235; Emery, 1921c: 67; Donisthorpe, 1943h: 735.
  • Veromessor as genus: Wheeler, 1922: 661; Wheeler & Creighton, 1934: 354; Creighton, 1950a: 157; Smith, 1951c: 799; Kusnezov, 1952d: 10 (in key); Kempf, 1972b: 257; Smith, 1979: 1364.
  • Veromessor as junior synonym of Messor: Bolton, 1982: 338.
  • Lobognathus Enzmann, 1947b: 152 [as subgenus of Veromessor]. Erroneous entry for Veromessor lobognathus and hence Lobognathus is automatically a junior synonym of Veromessor Forel, 1917 (Brown, 1949a: 49).
  • [Sphaeromessor Bernard, 1985: 48. Unavailable name. Proposed without designation of type-species and therefore unavailable. Species included by Bernard (1985) are all referable to Messor: Bolton, 1995b: 46.].
  • Veromessor as genus: Ward et al., 2015: 13.
Obsolete classifications
Genus Veromessor references

Cantone, 2017: 247 (brief male diagnosis)

Citations

Extant: 9 valid species, 2 valid subspecies

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