Amblyoponini

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Amblyoponini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Forel, 1893
Type genus
Amblyopone
Diversity
9 genera
141 species
1 fossil genera
4 fossil species
Synonyms

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

AdetomyrmaAmblyoponeFulakoraMyopoponeMystriumOnychomyrmexPrionopeltaStigmatommaXymmer

Fossil Genera

Casaleia

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • AMBLYOPONINI [tribe of Amblyoponinae]
    • Amblyoponinae Forel, 1893a: 162. Type-genus: Amblyopone Erichson, 1842: 260.

Taxonomic History

  • Amblyoponini as tribe of Pachycondylinae: Ashmead, 1905b: 382.
  • Amblyoponini as tribe of Ponerinae: Emery, 1895c: 261 [Amblyoponii]; Emery, 1895j: 761 [Amblyoponii]; Forel, 1900c: 54 [Amblyoponii]; Emery, 1901a: 36 [Amblyoponii]; Ruzsky, 1905b: 174 [Amblyoponii]; Ashmead, 1905b: 382 [Amblyoponini]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 134 [Amblyoponii]; Emery, 1911d: 21; Emery, 1916b: 25; Forel, 1917: 235; Bondroit, 1918: 80; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 637; Wheeler, W.M. & Chapman, 1925: 55; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 22; Brown, 1953c: 11; Brown, 1960a: 146; Kusnezov, 1964: 51; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1985: 256; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 9; Jaffe, 1993: 7; Bolton, 1994: 164.
  • Amblyoponini as tribe of Amblyoponinae: Bolton, 2003: 42, 153.
  • Amblyoponini as senior synonym of Examblyoponini: Brown, 1951: 102.
  • Amblyoponini as senior synonym of Reneini: Brown, 1953c: 11.
  • Amblyoponini as senior synonym of Ericapeltini and Onychomyrmicini: Bolton, 1994: 164.
  • Genera of Amblyoponini: Adetomyrma, Amblyopone, †Casaleia, Fulakora, Myopopone, Mystrium, Onychomyrmex, Prionopelta, Stigmatomma, Xymmer.

References