Proceratiini

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Proceratiini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Proceratiinae
Tribe: Proceratiini
Emery, 1895
Type genus
Proceratium
Diversity
2 genera
135 species
1 fossil genera
12 fossil species
Synonyms

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

DiscothyreaProceratium

Fossil Genera

Bradoponera

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World. PROCERATIINI [tribe of Proceratiinae] Proceratii Emery, 1895j: 765. Type-genus: Proceratium Roger, 1863a: 171.

Taxonomic History

  • Proceratiini as tribe of Dorylinae: Emery, 1895j: 765 [Proceratii].
  • Proceratiini as junior synonym of Ectatommini: Brown, 1958g: 176; Taylor, 1980c: 354; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 10; Bolton, 1994: 164.
  • Proceratiini as tribe of Ponerinae: Emery, 1901a: 36 [Proceratii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 136 [Proceratii]; Ashmead, 1905b: 382 [Proceratiini]; Emery, 1911d: 49; Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 27; Arnold, 1915: 33; Forel, 1917: 236; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 638; Kusnezov, 1964: 51; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 49; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1985: 256; Jaffe, 1993: 8; Lattke, 1994: 112; Bolton, 1995b: 15.
  • Proceratiini as tribe of Proceratiinae: Bolton, 2003: 49, 178.
  • Proceratiini as senior synonym of Discothyreinae: Lattke, 1994: 112 (implied but not stated); Bolton, 1995b: 15.

Taxonomic References

Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 135 (diagnosis); Emery, 1911d: 49 (diagnosis, genera key); Arnold, 1915: 33 (diagnosis, South Africa genera key); Forel, 1917: 236 (synoptic classification); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 644, 761 (genera key, Afrotropical catalogue); Leston, 1971: 119 (Ghana); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 49 (larvae, review and synthesis); Kugler, C. 1991: 158 (sting structure); Lattke, 1994: 112 (phylogeny); Bolton, 1995b: 15 (catalogue); Bolton, 2003: 49, 178 (diagnosis, synopsis); General & Alpert, 2012: 77 (Philippines genera key); Baccaro, et al. 2015: 113, 342 (Brazil genera key, text).

References