Ectatommini

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Ectatommini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Emery, 1895
Type genus
Ectatomma
Diversity
3 genera
263 species
2 fossil genera
12 fossil species
Synonyms

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

EctatommaGnamptogenysRhytidoponera

Fossil Genera

ElectroponeraPseudectatomma

Nomenclature

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

  • ECTATOMMINI [tribe of Ectatomminae]
    • Ectatommii Emery, 1895j: 767. Type-genus: Ectatomma Smith, F. 1858b: 102.

Taxonomic History

  • Ectatommini as tribe of Pachycondylinae: Ashmead, 1905b: 382 [Ectatommini].
  • Ectatommini as tribe of Ponerinae: Emery, 1895j: 767 [Ectatommii]; Emery, 1901a: 36 [Ectatommii]; Ruzsky, 1905b: 174 [Ectatommii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 134 [Ectatommii]; Emery, 1911d: 30; Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 33; Forel, 1917: 236; Gallardo, 1918b: 7; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 638; Brown, 1958g: 175; Kusnezov, 1964: 50; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1985: 256; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 10; Jaffe, 1993: 8; Bolton, 1994: 164.
  • Ectatommini as tribe of Ectatomminae: Bolton, 2003: 46, 173.
  • Ectatommini as senior synonym of Stictoponerini: Taylor, 1980c: 354.

Taxonomic References

Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 134 (diagnosis); Emery, 1911d: 30 (diagnosis, genera key); Forel, 1917: 236 (synoptic classification); Gallardo, 1918b: 11 (Argentina, key); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 642 (genera key); Brown, 1958g: 185 (all genera revision, key); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 49 (larvae, review and synthesis); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 10 (synoptic classification); Kugler, C. 1991: 155 (sting structure, phylogeny); Bolton, 1994: 164 (synoptic classification); Lattke, 1994: 105 (phylogeny); Bolton, 1995a: 1042 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 11 (catalogue); Keller, 2000: 59 (phylogeny); Bolton, 2003: 46, 173 (diagnosis, synopsis); Ouellette, et al. 2006: 359 (phylogeny); Fernández & Arias-Penna, 2008: 30 (Neotropical genera key); General & Alpert, 2012: 71 (Philippines genera key); Dlussky & Wedmann, 2012: 728 (Germany Eocene fossils).

References