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Scientific classification (junior synonym of Melophorini)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Notostigmatini
Bolton, 2003
Type genus

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


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

  • NOTOSTIGMATINI [junior synonym of Melophorini]
    • Notostigmatini Bolton, 2003: 27, 126. Type-genus: Notostigma Emery, 1920b: 252.

Taxonomic History

  • Notostigmatini as tribe of Formicinae: Bolton, 2003: 27, 126.
  • Notostigmatini as junior synonym of Melophorini: Ward, et al. 2016: 347.