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Temporal range: Late oligocene? - Recent
Technomyrmex albipes casent0055965 profile 1.jpg
T. albipes worker from Mauritius
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Tapinomini
Genus: Technomyrmex
Mayr, 1872
Type species
Technomyrmex strenuus
Mayr, 1872
Diversity [1]
98 species

Aphantolepis Wheeler, 1930
Engramma Forel, 1905
Tapinoptera Santschi, 1925

Technomyrmex is a genus of ants in the subfamily Dolichoderinae. With 98 species, it is one of the largest and most diverse ant genera in the Dolichoderinae. [2] The genus distributed throughout the tropical and subtropical zones with most species occurring in the Oriental- Malesian and Afrotropical regions. [3] One species, Technomyrmex albipes is a tramp ant now widespread throughout the tropics due to human activities. [4]



  1. ^ Bolton, B. (2014). "Technomyrmex". AntCat. Retrieved 5 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Genus: Technomyrmex". AntWeb. Retrieved 21 September 2013.
  3. ^ Sharaf, M.; Collingwood, C.; Aldawood, A. (2011). "Technomyrmex montaseri sp. n., a new ant species of the T. gibbosus-group from Oman (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) with a key to the Technomyrmex species of the Arabian Peninsula". ZooKeys (108): 11–19. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.108.930. PMC  3119313. PMID  21852925.
  4. ^ Shattuck, S.O. (1992). "Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)". Sociobiology. 21: 1–181.

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