Gesomyrmecini

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Gesomyrmecini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Gesomyrmecini
Ashmead, 1905
Type genus
Gesomyrmex
Diversity
1 genera
7 species
Synonyms

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

Gesomyrmex

Fossil Genera

ProdimorphomyrmexSicelomyrmex

Nomenclature

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

  • GESOMYRMECINI [tribe of Formicinae]
    • Gesomyrmicinae Ashmead, 1905b: 384. Type-genus: Gesomyrmex Mayr, 1868b: 50.

Taxonomic History

  • Gesomyrmecini as subfamily of Formicidae: Ashmead, 1905b: 384 [Gesomyrmicinae].
  • Gesomyrmecini as tribe of Formicinae: Wheeler, W.M. 1929a: 12 (in text); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 62; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1985: 258 [Gesomyrmecini]; Bolton, 1994: 50; Bolton, 2003: 23, 107; Ward, et al. 2016: 347.
  • Gesomyrmecini as senior synonym of Dimorphomyrmecini: Wheeler, W.M. 1929a: 12 [Gesomyrmecini retains priority over Dimorphomyrmecini under Article 40.2 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (4th Edition), 1999: 46.].
  • Gesomyrmecini as senior synonym of Gesomyrmini Forel: Bolton, 1994: 50.
  • Gesomyrmecini as senior synonym of †Sicelomyrmecini: Bolton, 2003: 23, 107; Ward, et al. 2016: 347.

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