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
134 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 New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants. 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