Melissotarsus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Formicoidea 

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

Familia: Formicidae
Subfamilia: Myrmicinae
Tribus: Melissotarsini
Genus: Melissotarsus
Species: M. beccarii – M. emeryi – M. insularis – M. weissi

Name[edit]

Melissotarsus Emery, 1877: 378

Type species: Melissotarsus Beccarii Emery, by monotypy.

References[edit]

  • Emery, C. 1877: Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte prima. Formiche provenienti dall Viaggio dei signori Antinori, Beccari e Issel nel Mar Rosso e nel paese dei Bogos. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria (Genova), 9: 363–381.
  • Dalla Torre. 1893: Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Volumen VII: Formicidae (Heterogyna). Sumptibus Guilelmi Engelmann, Lipsiae. 289 pp.
  • Wheeler. 1922: A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 45: 711–1004.
  • Collingwood. 1985: Hymenoptera: Fam. Formicidae of Saudi Arabia. Fauna of Saudi Arabia, 7: 230–302.
  • Bolton, B. 2003: Synopsis and classification of Formicidae. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, 71: 1–370.
  • Fisher, B.L. & H.G. Robertson 1999: Silk production by adult workers of the ant Melissotarsus emeryi (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in South African fynbos. Insectes Sociaux, 46(1): 78–83.