Oecophyllini

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Oecophyllini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Oecophyllini
Emery, 1895
Type genus
Oecophylla
Diversity
1 genera
15 species

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

Oecophylla

Fossil Genera

No fossil genera within tribe.

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • 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.

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