Leptomyrmecini

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Leptomyrmecini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Emery, 1913
Type genus
Leptomyrmex
Diversity
16 genera
0 species

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

AnillidrisAnonychomyrmaAztecaDoleromyrmaDorymyrmexForeliusFroggattellaGracilidrisIridomyrmexLeptomyrmexLinepithemaNebothriomyrmexOchetellusPapyriusPhilidrisTurneria

Fossil Genera

ChronomyrmexLeptomyrmulaUsomyrmaYantaromyrmex

Nomenclature

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

  • LEPTOMYRMECINI [tribe of Dolichoderinae]
    • Leptomyrmicini Emery, 1913a: 15. Type-genus: Leptomyrmex Mayr, 1862: 652.

Taxonomic History

  • Leptomyrmecini as junior synonym of Dolichoderinae: Shattuck, 1992c: 5; Bolton, 1994: 26; Bolton, 2003: 19, 81.
  • Leptomyrmecini as tribe of Dolichoderinae: Emery, 1913a: 15 [Leptomyrmicini]; Wheeler, W.M. 1915d: 262 [Leptomyrmicii]; Forel, 1917: 247; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 687; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1985: 258 [Leptomyrmecini]; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 17; Ward, et al. 2010: 361.
  • Leptomyrmecini as senior synonym of Anonychomyrmini, Iridomyrmecini, Iridomyrmecina: Ward, et al. 2010: 361 [by implication, because their type-genera included in Leptomyrmecini].

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