Leptanilloidinae

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Leptanilloidinae
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Dorylinae)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Tribe: Leptanilloidinae
Bolton, 1992
Type genus
Leptanilloides

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.

  • LEPTANILLOIDINAE [junior synonym of Dorylinae]
    • Leptanilloidinae Bolton, in Baroni Urbani, et al. 1992: 317. Type-genus: Leptanilloides Mann, 1923: 13.

Taxonomic History

  • Leptanilloidinae as subfamily of Formicidae: Bolton, in Baroni Urbani, et al. 1992: 317; Bolton, 1994: 71; Brandão, et al. 1999: 17.
  • Leptanilloidinae as dorylomorph subfamily of Formicidae: Bolton, 2003: 35, 145; Brady & Ward, 2005: 593.
  • Leptanilloidinae as formicoid subfamily of Formicidae: Moreau, et al. 2006: 102.
  • Leptanilloidinae as formicoid dorylomorph subfamily of Formicidae: Brady, et al. 2006: 18173; Ward, 2007a: 555.
  • Leptanilloidinae as junior synonym of Dorylinae: Brady, et al. 2014: 5.

Taxonomic References

Baroni Urbani, et al. 1992: 317 (phylogeny); Bolton, 1994: 71 (diagnosis, synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1040 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 12 (catalogue); Brandão, et al. 1999: 17 (diagnosis, genera revision, phylogeny, keys); Bolton, 2003: 35, 145 (diagnosis, synopsis); Brady & Ward, 2005: 593 (phylogeny); Moreau, et al. 2006: 102 (phylogeny); Brady, et al. 2006: 18173 (phylogeny); Ward, 2007a: 555 (classification); Keller, 2011: 1 (morphology, phylogeny).

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