Basicerotini

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Basicerotini
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Attini)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Basicerotini
Brown, 1949
Type genus
Basiceros

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

Nomenclature

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

  • BASICEROTINI [junior synonym of Attini]
    • Basicerotini Brown, 1949f: 86. Type-genus: Basiceros Schulz, W.A. 1906: 156.

Taxonomic History

  • Basicerotini as junior synonym of Dacetini: Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 1994: 10; Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 2007: 81.
  • Basicerotini as tribe of Myrmicinae: Brown, 1949f: 86; Brown & Kempf, 1960: 162; Taylor, 1968b: 333; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 60; Kugler, C. 1978a: 438; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 80; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 16; Taylor, 1990b: 397; Brandão, 1991: 391; Bolton, 1994: 104; Bolton, 1995b: 9; Bolton, 1998: 70; Fernández, 2003d: 313; Bolton, 2003: 53, 183; Ward, 2007a: 556; Longino & Boudinot, 2013: 302 (in text).
  • Basicerotini as junior synonym of Attini: Ward, et al. 2015: 77.

Taxonomic References

Brown, 1949f: 86 (diagnosis, genera); Brown & Kempf, 1960: 161, 243 (diagnosis, genera revision, key); Taylor, 1968b: 334 (Indo-Australian species key); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 60 (larvae, review and synthesis); Kugler, C. 1978a: 438 (sting structure); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 80 (synoptic classification); Taylor, 1990b: 401 (Old World species key); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 16 (synoptic classification); Brandão, 1991: 391 (Neotropical fauna, synoptic classification); Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 1994: 9 (review of tribe, classification and phylogeny); Bolton, 1994: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1040 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 9 (catalogue); Bolton, 1998: 70 (comparative morphology, monophyly, relationships); Bolton, 2003: 53, 183 (diagnosis, synopsis); Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 2007: 81 (classification).

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