Mycocepurus Forel, 1893 valid masculine
Mycocepurus Forel, 1893h: 602 [as subgenus of Atta] Type-species: Atta smithii (obsolete combination of Mycocepurus smithii), by subsequent designation of Wheeler, 1911g: 167.
  • [Mycocepurus Forel, 1893b: 164, nomen nudum. Mycocepurus also described as new by Forel, 1893j: 369.].
  • Mycocepurus in Myrmicinae: Forel, 1893j: 369.
  • Mycocepurus in Cryptoceridae, Dacetonini: Ashmead, 1905c: 384.
  • Mycocepurus in Myrmicinae, Attini: Emery, 1895l: 770; Wheeler, 1910a: 141; Emery, 1913c: 251; Emery, 1914e: 42; Forel, 1917: 247; Wheeler, 1922: 669; Emery, 1924f: 334; all subsequent authors.
  • Mycocepurus as subgenus of Atta: Forel, 1893h: 602; Forel, 1893j: 369; Wheeler, 1907d: 670; Wheeler, 1910a: 141.
  • Mycocepurus as genus: Wheeler, 1911g: 167; Emery, 1913c: 251; Forel, 1917: 247; Wheeler, 1922: 669; Emery, 1924f: 334; all subsequent authors.
  • [Mycetopurus: incorrect subsequent spelling by Santschi, 1925b: 17. (Perhaps an error of merging Myceto(phylax) + (Mycoce)purus: Bolton, 1995b: 36).].
  • [Mycocepurus: incorrect subsequent spelling by Luederwaldt, 1918: 39.].
Junior synonyms
Obsolete classifications
Genus Mycocepurus references

Emery, 1924f: 334 (diagnosis, catalogue); Kempf, 1963b: 417 (diagnosis, all species revision); Kempf, 1972b: 146 (catalogue); Brandão, 1991: 358 (catalogue); Bolton, 1994: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1050 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 269 (catalogue); Mayhé-Nunes & Meneguete, 2000: 6 (all species key); Mackay et al., 2004: 2 (North and Central America species key); Rabeling et al., 2014 2050 (molecular phylogeny); Cantone, 2017: 215 (brief male diagnosis); Fernández & Serna, 2019: 862 (Colombia species key)

Citations

Extant: 6 valid species

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