Ecitonii

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Ecitonii
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Dorylinae)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Tribe: Ecitonii
Forel, 1893
Type genus
Eciton

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

Nomenclature

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

  • ECITONINI [junior synonym of Dorylinae]
    • Ecitonii Forel, 1893a: 163. Type-genus: Eciton Latreille, 1804: 179.

Taxonomic History

  • Ecitonini as tribe of Dorylinae: Forel, 1893a: 163 [Ecitonii]; Emery, 1895j: 765 [Ecitonii]; Forel, 1901a: 464 [Ecitonii]; Emery, 1901a: 36 [Ecitii]; Emery, 1904a: 116 [Ecitii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 138 [Ecitonii]; Emery, 1910b: 15 [Ecitini]; Arnold, 1915: 113 [Ecitini]; Forel, 1917: 240 [Ecitini]; Gallardo, 1920: 309 [Ecitini]; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 633; Donisthorpe, 1943f: 618 [Ecitini]; Borgmeier, 1955: 77; Watkins, 1976: 6; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1985: 256; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 79.
  • Ecitoninae as subfamily of Dorylidae: Ashmead, 1905b: 381 [Ecitonini]; Ashmead, 1906: 23.
  • Ecitonini as tribe of Ecitoninae: Ashmead, 1905b: 381; Ashmead, 1906: 24; Bolton, 1990c: 1357; Jaffe 1993: 12; Bolton, 1994: 39; subsequent authors to Brady, et al. 2014: 5.
  • Ecitoninae as subfamily of Formicidae: Brown, 1973b: 166 [Ecitoninae]; Snelling, R.R. 1981: 392; Bolton, 1990c: 1357; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 11; subsequent authors to Brady, et al. 2014: 5.
  • Ecitoninae as dorylomorph subfamily of Formicidae: Bolton, 2003: 34, 142; Brady & Ward, 2005: 593.
  • Ecitoninae as formicoid subfamily of Formicidae: Moreau, et al. 2006: 102.
  • Ecitoninae as formicoid dorylomorph subfamily of Formicidae: Brady, et al. 2006: 18173; Ward, 2007a: 555.
  • Ecitoninae as junior synonym of Dorylinae: Brady, et al. 2014: 5.

References