Taxa Described in 1948

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The following 20 genera were described in 1948 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Alistruma Myrmicinae Attini Brown Epopostruma foliacea, now Colobostruma foliacea Synonym, see Colobostruma
Clarkistruma Myrmicinae Attini Brown Epopostruma alinodis, now Colobostruma alinodis Synonym, see Colobostruma
Crateropsis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Patrizi Solenopsis (Crateropsis) elmenteitae, now Carebara elmenteitae Synonym, see Carebara
Dorisidris Myrmicinae Attini Brown Strumigenys (Codiomyrmex) nitens, now Strumigenys nitens Synonym, see Strumigenys
Dorothea Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Donisthorpe Dorothea novobritainae, now Vollenhovia novobritainae Synonym, see Vollenhovia
Eneria Myrmicinae Attini Donisthorpe Eneria excisa, now Strumigenys loriae Synonym, see Strumigenys
Gonepimyrma Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Bernard Epimyrma (Gonepimyrma) africana, now Temnothorax africanus Synonym, see Temnothorax
Hexadaceton Myrmicinae Attini Brown Hexadaceton frosti, now Epopostruma frosti Synonym, see Epopostruma
Leptomesites Leptanillinae Leptanillini Kutter Leptomesites escheri, now Leptanilla escheri Synonym, see Leptanilla
Limnomyrmex Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Arnold Limnomyrmex stramineus, now Nesomyrmex stramineus Synonym, see Nesomyrmex
Mesostruma Myrmicinae Attini Brown Strumigenys (Epopostruma) turneri, now Mesostruma turneri 9
Miccostruma Myrmicinae Attini Brown Epitritus mandibularis, now Strumigenys mandibularis Synonym, see Strumigenys
Microbolbos Ponerinae Ponerini Donisthorpe Microbolbos testaceus, now Leptogenys testacea Synonym, see Leptogenys
Neostruma Myrmicinae Attini Brown Strumigenys crassicornis, now Strumigenys crassicornis Synonym, see Strumigenys
Parasima Pseudomyrmecinae Donisthorpe Not required Synonym, see Tetraponera
Serrastruma Myrmicinae Attini Brown Strumigenys simoni, now Strumigenys simoni Synonym, see Strumigenys
Smithistruma Myrmicinae Attini Brown Cephaloxys capitata, now Strumigenys capitata Synonym, see Strumigenys
Sporocleptes Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Arnold Sporocleptes nicotianae, now Carebara nicotianae Synonym, see Carebara
Weberistruma Myrmicinae Attini Brown Strumigenys (Cephaloxys) leptothrix, now Strumigenys leptothrix Synonym, see Strumigenys
Wessonistruma Myrmicinae Attini Brown Strumigenys pergandei, now Strumigenys pergandei Synonym, see Strumigenys

The following 71 species/subspecies were described in 1948 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Aenictus similis Dorylinae Aenictus similis Donisthorpe Synonym, see Aenictus ceylonicus
Anochetus faurei Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus faurei Arnold South Africa
Anochetus fuliginosus Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus fuliginosus Arnold South Africa
Atopula hortensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium hortensis Bernard Synonym, see Tetramorium sericeiventre
Calyptomyrmex arnoldi hartwigi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Calyptomyrmex arnoldi hartwigi Arnold Synonym, see Calyptomyrmex foreli
Calyptomyrmex brunneus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Calyptomyrmex brunneus Arnold South Africa
Calyptomyrmex cataractae litoralis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Calyptomyrmex cataractae litoralis Arnold Synonym, see Calyptomyrmex piripilis
Camponotus dicksoni Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus dicksoni Arnold South Africa
Camponotus transvaalensis Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus transvaalensis Arnold South Africa
Camponotus variegatus flavotestaceus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus variegatus flavotestaceus Donisthorpe New Guinea
Cardiocondyla emeryi fezzanensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Cardiocondyla emeryi fezzanensis Bernard Algeria
Cardiocondyla emeryi nitida Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Cardiocondyla emeryi nitida Bernard Synonym, see Cardiocondyla mauritanica
Carebara armata Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara armata Donisthorpe New Guinea
Carebara elmenteitae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara elmenteitae Patrizi Kenya
Carebara melanocephala Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara melanocephala Donisthorpe New Guinea
Carebara nicotianae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara nicotianae Arnold Zimbabwe
Cataglyphis albicans fezzanensis Formicinae Formicini Cataglyphis albicans fezzanensis Bernard Algeria
Colobopsis excavata Formicinae Camponotini Colobopsis excavata Donisthorpe New Guinea
Colobopsis wildae Formicinae Camponotini Colobopsis wildae Donisthorpe New Guinea
Cryptopone hartwigi Ponerinae Ponerini Cryptopone hartwigi Arnold South Africa
Discothyrea remingtoni Proceratiinae Proceratiini Discothyrea remingtoni Brown New Caledonia
Ectatomma nigrifrons Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys nigrifrons Borgmeier Synonym, see Gnamptogenys hartmani
Ectatomma schubarti Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys schubarti Borgmeier Synonym, see Gnamptogenys menozzii
Eneria excisa Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys excisa Donisthorpe Synonym, see Strumigenys loriae
Epopostruma frosti Myrmicinae Attini Epopostruma frosti Brown Australia
Euponera brunneus Ponerinae Ponerini Pseudoponera brunneus Donisthorpe Synonym, see Pseudoponera stigma
Euponera viehmeyeri Ponerinae Ponerini Mesoponera viehmeyeri Donisthorpe Synonym, see Mesoponera papuana
Gnamptogenys panda Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys panda Brown China
Leptanilla escheri Leptanillinae Leptanillini Leptanilla escheri Kutter India
Leptogenys testacea Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys testacea Donisthorpe Ghana
Leptomyrmex wheeleri Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Leptomyrmex wheeleri Donisthorpe Synonym, see Leptomyrmex fragilis
Liomyrmex reneae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Liomyrmex reneae Donisthorpe Synonym, see Liomyrmex gestroi
Lioponera versicolor Dorylinae Lioponera versicolor Donisthorpe New Guinea
Microdaceton exornatum laevior Myrmicinae Attini Microdaceton exornatum laevior Arnold Synonym, see Microdaceton exornatum
Monomorium bidentatum piceonigrum Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium bidentatum piceonigrum Borgmeier Synonym, see Monomorium bidentatum
Monomorium denticulatum inerme Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium denticulatum inerme Borgmeier Synonym, see Monomorium denticulatum
Monomorium lubricum Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium lubricum Arnold South Africa
Mycetomoellerius verrucosus Myrmicinae Attini Mycetomoellerius verrucosus Borgmeier Suriname
Mycetophylax bolivari Myrmicinae Attini Kalathomyrmex bolivari Weber Synonym, see Kalathomyrmex emeryi
Mycetophylax glaber Myrmicinae Attini Kalathomyrmex glaber Weber Synonym, see Kalathomyrmex emeryi
Mycetophylax hummelincki Myrmicinae Attini Kalathomyrmex hummelincki Weber Synonym, see Kalathomyrmex emeryi
Myopopone rossi Amblyoponinae Amblyoponini Myopopone rossi Donisthorpe Synonym, see Myopopone castanea
Myrmecina californica Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina californica Smith, M.R. Synonym, see Myrmecina americana
Myrmica lobicornis littoralis Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica lobicornis littoralis Weber Synonym, see Myrmica eidmanni
Myrmica tahoensis Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica tahoensis Weber United States
Myrmicocrypta microphthalma Myrmicinae Attini Myrmicocrypta microphthalma Borgmeier Peru
Myrmicocrypta weyrauchi Myrmicinae Attini Myrmicocrypta weyrauchi Borgmeier Peru
Neivamyrmex laevigatus Dorylinae Neivamyrmex laevigatus Borgmeier Argentina
Nesomyrmex stramineus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex stramineus Arnold South Africa
Pheidole brevispinosa Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Cardiocondyla brevispinosa Donisthorpe Synonym, see Cardiocondyla paradoxa
Pheidole gambogia Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole gambogia Donisthorpe New Guinea
Pheidole sexdentata Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole sexdentata Donisthorpe New Guinea
Polyrhachis abnormis Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis abnormis Donisthorpe New Guinea
Polyrhachis edwardi Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis edwardi Donisthorpe New Guinea
Polyrhachis pallipes Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis pallipes Donisthorpe New Guinea
Polyrhachis rossi Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis rossi Donisthorpe New Guinea
Ponera anommata Ponerinae Ponerini Cryptopone anommata Donisthorpe Synonym, see Cryptopone testacea
Pristomyrmex orbiculatus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Pristomyrmex orbiculatus Donisthorpe Synonym, see Pristomyrmex quadridens
Procryptocerus marginatus Myrmicinae Attini Procryptocerus marginatus Borgmeier Brazil
Strumigenys faurei Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys faurei Arnold South Africa
Strumigenys karawajewi Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys karawajewi Brown Indonesia
Temnothorax africanus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax africanus Bernard Algeria
Tetramorium fezzanense Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium fezzanense Bernard Algeria
Tetramorium inerme laevigatum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium inerme laevigatum Arnoldi Homonym, see Tetramorium aegeum
Tetramorium latens Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium latens Arnold Synonym, see Tetramorium jauresi
Tetramorium semireticulatum politum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium semireticulatum politum Arnold Synonym, see Tetramorium semireticulatum
Tetraponera maffini Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera maffini Donisthorpe Synonym, see Tetraponera nitida
Triglyphothrix tricolor Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium tricolor Donisthorpe Synonym, see Tetramorium lanuginosum
Vollenhovia duodecimalis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia duodecimalis Donisthorpe New Guinea
Vollenhovia novobritainae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia novobritainae Donisthorpe Papua New Guinea
Vollenhovia undecimalis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia undecimalis Donisthorpe New Guinea