Myrmeciini

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Myrmeciini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Emery, 1877
Type genus
Myrmecia
Diversity
1 genera
93 species

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

Myrmecia

Fossil Genera

No fossil genera within tribe.

Nomenclature

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

  • MYRMECIINI [tribe of Myrmeciinae]
    • Myrmeciidae Emery, 1877a: 71. Type-genus: Myrmecia Fabricius, 1804: 423.

Taxonomic History

  • Myrmeciini as tribe of Ponerinae: Forel, 1893a: 162 [Myrmecii]; Emery, 1895j: 766 [Myrmecii]; Emery, 1901a: 36 [Myrmecii]; Ruzsky, 1905b: 174 [Myrmecii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 134 [Myrmecii]; Emery, 1911d: 17 [Myrmeciini]; Forel, 1917: 235; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 636, 640; subsequent authors.
  • Myrmeciini as tribe of Myrmeciinae: Brown, 1954e: 23; subsequent authors; Bolton, 2003: 29, 132.

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