William Morton Wheeler

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William Morton Wheeler (March 19, 1865 – April 19, 1937), U.S. entomologist, myrmecologist and Harvard professor.

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Publications[edit]

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1900[edit]

  • Wheeler, W.M. 1900. The female of Eciton sumichrasti Norton, with some notes on the habits of Texan Ecitons. American Naturalist 34: 563–574.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1900. A study of some Texan Ponerinae. Biological Bulletin (Woods Hole) 2: 1–31.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1900. The habits of Ponera and Stigmatomma. Biological Bulletin (Woods Hole) 2: 43–69.

1901[edit]

  • Wheeler, W.M. 1901. The compound and mixed nests of American ants. Part I. Observations on a new guest ant. American Naturalist 35: 431–448.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1901. Notices biologiques sur les fourmis Mexicaines. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 45: 199–205.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1901. The compound and mixed nests of American ants. Part II. The known cases of social symbiosis among American ants. American Naturalist 35: 513–539.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1901. Microdon larvae in Pseudomyrma nests. Psyche (Cambridge) 9: 222–224.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1901. The compound and mixed nests of American ants. Part II (continued). American Naturalist 35: 701–724.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1901. The compound and mixed nests of American ants. Part III. Symbiogenesis and psychogenesis. American Naturalist 35: 791–818.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1901. The parasitic origin of macroërgates among ants. American Naturalist 35: 877–886.

1902[edit]

  • Wheeler, W.M. 1902. A new agricultural ant from Texas, with remarks on the known North American species. American Naturalist 36: 85–100.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1902. Formica fusca Linn. subsp. subpolita Mayr, var. perpilosa, n. var. Memorias y Revista de la Sociedad Científica "Antonio Alzate" 17: 141–142.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1902. [Translation of Emery's "An analytical key to the genera of the family Formicidae, for the identification of the workers."]. American Naturalist 36: 707–725.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1902. New agricultural ants from Texas. Psyche (Cambridge) 9: 387–393.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1902. An American Cerapachys, with remarks on the affinities of the Cerapachyinae. Biological Bulletin (Woods Hole) 3: 181–191.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1902. The occurrence of Formica cinerea Mayr and Formica rufibarbis Fabricius in America. American Naturalist 36: 947–952.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1902. A consideration of S. B. Buckley's "North American Formicidae.". Transactions of the Texas Academy of Sciences 4: 17–31.

1903[edit]

  • Wheeler, W.M. 1903. Erebomyrma, a new genus of hypogaeic ants from Texas. Biological Bulletin (Woods Hole) 4: 137–148.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1903. Ethological observations on an American ant (Leptothorax Emersoni Wheeler). [part]. Journal für Psychologie und Neurologie 2: 31–47.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1903. A decad of Texan Formicidae. Psyche (Cambridge) 10: 93–111.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1903. A revision of the North American ants of the genus Leptothorax Mayr. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 55: 215–260.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1903. Ethological observations on an American ant (Leptothorax Emersoni Wheeler). [concl.]. Journal für Psychologie und Neurologie 2: 64–78.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1903. The North American ants of the genus Stenamma sensu stricto. Psyche (Cambridge) 10: 164–168.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1903. Extraordinary females in three species of Formica, with remarks on mutation in the Formicidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 19: 639–651.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1903. Some new gynandromorphous ants, with a review of the previously recorded cases. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 19: 653–683.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1903. The origin of female and worker ants from the eggs of parthenogenetic workers. Science (New York) (n.s.) 18: 830–833.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1903. Some notes on the habits of Ceraphachys augustae. Psyche (Cambridge) 10: 205–209.

1910[edit]

  • Wheeler, W.M. 1910. Ants: their structure, development and behavior. New York: Columbia University Press, xxv + 663 pp.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1910. Small artificial ant-nests of novel patterns. Psyche (Cambridge) 17: 73–75.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1910. The effects of parasitic and other kinds of castration in insects. Journal of Experimental Biology 8: 377–438.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1910. Three new genera of myrmicine ants from tropical America. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 28: 259–265.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1910. An aberrant Lasius from Japan. Biological Bulletin (Woods Hole) 19: 130–137.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1910. A new species of Aphomomyrmex from Borneo. Psyche (Cambridge) 17: 131–135.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1910. The North American ants of the genus Camponotus Mayr. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 20: 295–354.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1910. The North American forms of Lasius umbratus Nylander. Psyche (Cambridge) 17: 235–243.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1910. The North American forms of Camponotus fallax Nylander. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 18: 216–232.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1910. Family Formicidae. pp. 655–663 in: Smith, J. B. 1910. Annual report of the New Jersey State Museum, including a report of the insects of New Jersey, 1909. Trenton: MacCrellish & Quigley, 888 pp.

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1912[edit]

  • Wheeler, W.M. 1912. The ants of Guam. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 20: 44–48.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1912. Notes on a mistletoe ant. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 20: 130–133.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1912. New names for some ants of the genus Formica. Psyche 19: 90.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1912. Notes about ants and their resemblance to man. National Geographic Magazine 23: 731–766.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1912. Additions to our knowledge of the ants of the genus Myrmecocystus Wesmael. Psyche 19: 172–181.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1912. The male of Eciton vagans Olivier. Psyche 19: 206–207.

1913[edit]

  • Wheeler, W.M. 1913. Corrections and additions to "List of type species of the genera and subgenera of Formicidae". Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 23: 77–83.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1913. The ants of Cuba. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 54: 477–505.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1913. [Untitled. Description of Iridomyrmex humilis Mayr.]. pp. 27–29 in: Newell, W.; Barber, T. C. 1913. The Argentine ant. United States Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Entomology. Bulletin 122: 1–98.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1913. Ants collected in Georgia by Dr. J. C. Bradley and Mr. W. T. Davis. Psyche (Cambridge) 20: 112–117.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1913. Ants collected in the West Indies. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 32: 239–244.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1913. Zoological results of the Abor Expedition, 1911-1912, XVII. Hymenoptera, II: Ants (Formicidae). Records of the Indian Museum 8: 233–237.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1913. Observations on the Central American acacia ants. pp. 109–139 in: Jordan, K.; Eltringham, H. (eds.) 1913. 2nd International Congress of Entomology, Oxford, August 1912. Volume II, Transactions. London: Hazell, Watson & Viney Ltd., 489 pp.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1913. A solitary wasp (Aphilanthops frigidus F. Smith) that provisions its nest with queen ants. Journal of Animal Behavior 3: 374–387.
  • Wheeler, W.M. 1913. A revision of the ants of the genus Formica (Linné) Mayr. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 53: 379–565.

1914[edit]

1932[edit]

  • Wheeler, W.M. 1932. An extraordinary ant-guest from the Philippines (Aenictoteras Chapmani, gen. et sp. nov.). Société Entomologique de France, Livre du Centenaire, 301–310.


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