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Scientific classification (junior synonym of Lasiini)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Acanthomyopsini
Donisthorpe, 1943
Type genus

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Lasiini.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • ACANTHOMYOPSINI [junior synonym of Lasiini]
    • Acanthomyopsini Donisthorpe, 1943f: 618. Type-genus: Acanthomyops Mayr, 1862: 699.

Taxonomic History

  • Acanthomyopsini as tribe of Formicinae: Donisthorpe, 1943f: 618; Donisthorpe, 1947c: 593; Donisthorpe, 1947d: 192; Donisthorpe, 1948d: 604; Donisthorpe, 1949c: 756; Donisthorpe, 1950e: 1063.
  • Acanthomyopsini as junior synonym of Lasiini: Bolton, 1994: 50; Bolton, 2003: 21, 94.