Myrmicini

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Myrmicini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, 1835
Type genus
Myrmica
Diversity
2 genera
216 species

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

ManicaMyrmica

Fossil Genera

PlesiomyrmexProtomyrmica

Nomenclature

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

  • MYRMICINI [tribe of Myrmicinae]
    • Myrmicites Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, 1835: 169. Type-genus: Myrmica Latreille, 1804: 179.

Taxonomic History

  • Myrmicini as family group name: Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, 1835: 169 [Myrmicites].
  • Myrmicini as tribe of Myrmicidae: Forel, 1891b: 143.
  • Myrmicini as tribe of Myrmicinae: Emery, 1877a: 72 [Myrmicidae genuini]; Forel, 1893a: 164 [Myrmicii]; Forel, 1895b: 124 [Myrmicii]; Forel, 1899c: 52 [Myrmicii]; Ashmead, 1905b: 383 [Myrmicini]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 139 [Myrmicii]; Emery, 1914a: 35; Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 51; Forel, 1917: 240; Emery, 1921f: 35; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 655; subsequent authors; Bolton, 2003: 61, 220; Ward, et al. 2015: 76.

Taxonomic References

Emery, 1895j: 768 (diagnosis); Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 139 (diagnosis); Emery, 1914a: 35, 40 (diagnosis (in key), synoptic classification); Forel, 1917: 240 (synoptic classification); Emery, 1921f: 35 (diagnosis, genera key, catalogue); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 660 (genera key); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 53 (larvae, review and synthesis); Kugler, C. 1978a: 414 (sting structure); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 79 (synoptic classification); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 16 (synoptic classification); Brandão, 1991: 390 (Neotropical fauna, synoptic classification); Bolton, 1994: 106 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1041 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 13 (catalogue); Fernández, 2003d: 319 (Neotropical genera); Bolton, 2003: 61, 220 (diagnosis, synopsis); Jansen & Savolainen, 2010: 482 (phylogeny of tribe); Ward, et al. 2015: 67 (reclassification).

References