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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Tammoteca
Santschi, 1929
Type species
Ectatomma concinnum, now Gnamptogenys concinna

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Specimen Label

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


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

  • TAMMOTECA [junior synonym of Gnamptogenys]
    • Tammoteca Santschi, 1929h: 476 [as subgenus of Ectatomma]. Type-species: Ectatomma concinnum, by original designation.
    • Tammoteca junior synonym of Gnamptogenys: Brown, 1958g: 212.


  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 175, Tammoteca as junior synonym of Gnamptogenys)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 212, Tammoteca as junior synonym of Gnamptogenys)
  • Santschi, F. 1929h. Révision du genre Holcoponera Mayr. Zool. Anz. 82: 437-477 (page 476, Tammoteca as subgenus of Ectatomma)