Oecophyllini Forel

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Oecophyllini
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Oecophyllini)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Oecophyllini
Forel, 1912
Type genus
Oecophylla

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

Nomenclature

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

  • OECOPHYLLINI [junior homonym and junior synonym of the above (described as new independently of Emery, 1895j: 772)]
    • Oecophyllini Forel, 1912i: 89 (diagnosis in key). Type-genus: Oecophylla Smith, F. 1860b: 101.

Taxonomic History

  • Oecophyllini as tribe of Camponotinae: Forel, 1912i: 89; Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 113; Forel, 1917: 250.
  • Oecophyllini Forel as junior synonym of Oecophyllini Emery: Bolton, 1995b: 14.

References