Myrmorhynchini

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Myrmorhynchini
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Melophorini)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmorhynchini
Wheeler, 1917
Type genus
Myrmecorhynchus

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Melophorini.

Nomenclature

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

  • MYRMECORHYNCHINI [junior synonym of Melophorini]
    • Myrmorhynchini Wheeler, W.M. 1917f: 19. Type-genus: Myrmecorhynchus André, 1896b: 253.

Taxonomic History

  • Myrmecorhynchini as tribe of Camponotinae: Wheeler, W.M. 1917f: 19 [Myrmorhynchini].
  • Myrmecorhynchini as tribe of Formicinae: Emery, 1925b: 35 [Myrmecorhynchini]; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1970: 651; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 64; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1985: 258; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 17; Bolton, 2003: 24, 109.
  • Myrmecorhynchini as junior synonym of Melophorini: Wheeler, W.M. 1935c: 69 (in text); Brown, 1955d: 471; Bolton, 1994: 50; Ward, et al. 2016: 347.

Taxonomic References

Emery, 1925b: 35 (diagnosis, catalogue); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 694 (genera key, as part of Melophorini); Brown, 1955d: 471 (review of tribe, as part of Melophorini); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1970: 652 (larva diagnosis); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 64 (larvae, review and synthesis); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 77 (synoptic classification); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 17 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1994: 50 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 2003: 24, 109 (diagnosis, synopsis).

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