AntWiki: The Ants --- Online


List of Genera

Extant Genera

Fossil Genera

No fossil genera within tribe.


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

  • OECOPHYLLINI [tribe of Formicinae]
    • Oecophyllii Emery, 1895j: 772. Type-genus: Oecophylla Smith, F. 1860b: 101.

Taxonomic History

  • Oecophyllini as tribe of Camponotinae: Emery, 1895j: 772 [Oecophyllii]; Ruzsky, 1905b: 110 [Oecophyllii]; Ashmead, 1905b: 384 [Oecophyllini]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 143 [Oecophyllii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 100; Arnold, 1922: 608.
  • Oecophyllini as tribe of Formicinae: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 693; Emery, 1925b: 49; subsequent authors; Bolton, 2003: 25, 100; Ward, et al. 2016: 348.
  • Oecophyllini Emery as senior synonym of Oecophyllini Forel: Bolton, 1995b: 14.