Taxa Described in 1997

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The following 2 genera were described in 1997 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Brownimecia Brownimeciinae Grimaldi, Agosti & Carpenter Brownimecia clavata Yes Turonian, Late Cretaceous
Raritan (New Jersey) amber, New Jersey, United States
Neoblepharidatta Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Sheela & Narendran Neoblepharidatta nayana, now Carebara nayana Synonym, see Carebara

The following 87 species/subspecies were described in 1997 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Acanthomyrmex glabfemoralis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Acanthomyrmex glabfemoralis Zhou & Zheng China
Aphaenogaster incurviclypea Myrmicinae Attini Aphaenogaster incurviclypea Wang, W. & Zheng China
Apterostigma acre Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma acre Lattke Brazil
Apterostigma ancilonodum Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma ancilonodum Lattke Colombia
Apterostigma andense Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma andense Lattke Venezuela
Apterostigma angustum Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma angustum Lattke Venezuela
Apterostigma avium Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma avium Lattke Venezuela
Apterostigma callipygium Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma callipygium Lattke Colombia
Apterostigma carinatum Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma carinatum Lattke Colombia
Apterostigma chocoense Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma chocoense Lattke Colombia
Apterostigma convexum Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma convexum Lattke Venezuela
Apterostigma depressum Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma depressum Lattke Ecuador
Apterostigma goniodes Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma goniodes Lattke Costa Rica
Apterostigma mexicanum Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma mexicanum Lattke Mexico
Apterostigma pariense Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma pariense Lattke Venezuela
Apterostigma reburrum Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma reburrum Lattke Colombia
Apterostigma serratum Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma serratum Lattke Brazil
Apterostigma spiculum Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma spiculum Lattke Peru
Apterostigma tachirense Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma tachirense Lattke Venezuela
Apterostigma tholiforme Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma tholiforme Lattke Ecuador
Apterostigma trapeziforme Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma trapeziforme Lattke El Salvador
Apterostigma tropicoxa Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma tropicoxa Lattke Brazil
Apterostigma turgidum Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma turgidum Lattke Colombia
Baikuris casei Uncertain Baikuris casei Grimaldi, Agosti & Carpenter Yes Turonian, Late Cretaceous
Raritan (New Jersey) amber, New Jersey, United States
Brownimecia clavata Brownimeciinae Brownimecia clavata Grimaldi, Agosti & Carpenter Yes Turonian, Late Cretaceous
Raritan (New Jersey) amber, New Jersey, United States
Camponotus amaurus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus amaurus Espadaler Spain
Camponotus convexiclypeus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus convexiclypeus Mackay, W.P. Peru
Camponotus haroi Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus haroi Espadaler Spain
Camponotus macromischoides Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus macromischoides Fontenla Rizo Cuba
Camponotus melinus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus melinus Mackay, W.P. Mexico
Camponotus pertusus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus pertusus Mackay, W.P. Synonym, see Camponotus essigi
Camponotus taino Fontenla Rizo Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus taino Fontenla Rizo Cuba
Camponotus vanispinus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus vanispinus Xia & Zheng China
Carebara latinoda Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara latinoda Zhou & Zheng China
Carebara melasolena Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara melasolena Zhou & Zheng China
Carebara nayana Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara nayana Sheela & Narendran India
Carebara trechideros Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara trechideros Zhou & Zheng China
Cataglyphis zakharovi Formicinae Formicini Cataglyphis zakharovi Radchenko Turkmenistan
Cryptopone pseudogigas Ponerinae Ponerini Cryptopone pseudogigas Zhou & Zheng China
Dolichoderus flatidorsus Dolichoderinae Dolichoderini Dolichoderus flatidorsus Zhou & Zheng China
Dolichoderus pilosus Dolichoderinae Dolichoderini Dolichoderus pilosus Zhou & Zheng China
Formica altayensis Formicinae Formicini Formica altayensis Xia & Zheng China
Formica lusatica Formicinae Formicini Formica lusatica Seifert Synonym, see Formica clara
Goniomma collingwoodi Myrmicinae Stenammini Goniomma collingwoodi Espadaler Spain
Goniomma decipiens Myrmicinae Stenammini Goniomma decipiens Espadaler Spain
Lachnomyrmex grandis Myrmicinae Attini Lachnomyrmex grandis Fernández & Baena Colombia
Lachnomyrmex longinodus Myrmicinae Attini Lachnomyrmex longinodus Fernández & Baena Colombia
Megalomyrmex bidentatus Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Megalomyrmex bidentatus Fernández & Baena Colombia
Messor timidus Myrmicinae Stenammini Messor timidus Espadaler Spain
Myrmica cadusa Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica cadusa Kim, Park & Kim Synonym, see Myrmica excelsa
Nylanderia flaviabdominis Formicinae Lasiini Nylanderia flaviabdominis Wang, W. China
Octostruma impressa Myrmicinae Attini Octostruma impressa Palacio Colombia
Octostruma stenoscapa Myrmicinae Attini Octostruma stenoscapa Palacio Colombia
Polyrhachis euthiacaena Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis euthiacaena Zhou & Zheng China
Pseudolasius bidenticlypeus Formicinae Lasiini Pseudolasius bidenticlypeus Xu, Z. China
Strumigenys anthocera Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys anthocera Lattke & Goitía Venezuela
Strumigenys humata Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys humata Lattke & Goitía Venezuela
Strumigenys interfectiva Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys interfectiva Lattke & Goitía Venezuela
Strumigenys nubila Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys nubila Lattke & Goitía Venezuela
Strumigenys pariensis Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys pariensis Lattke & Goitía Venezuela
Strumigenys spathula Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys spathula Lattke & Goitía Venezuela
Strumigenys tachirensis Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys tachirensis Lattke & Goitía Venezuela
Strumigenys usbensis Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys usbensis Lattke & Goitía Venezuela
Temnothorax atomus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax atomus Cagniant & Espadaler Morocco
Temnothorax blascoi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax blascoi Espadaler Spain
Temnothorax caesari Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax caesari Espadaler Spain
Temnothorax cristinae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax cristinae Espadaler Spain
Temnothorax ditifet Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax ditifet Espadaler Morocco
Temnothorax kiudiria Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax kiudiria Espadaler Morocco
Temnothorax laurae antoniae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax laurae antoniae Cagniant Morocco
Temnothorax mimeuri Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax mimeuri Cagniant Morocco
Temnothorax neminan Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax neminan Espadaler Morocco
Temnothorax nordmeyeri Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax nordmeyeri Schulz India
Temnothorax platycephalus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax platycephalus Espadaler Spain
Temnothorax simesno Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax simesno Espadaler Morocco
Temnothorax turritellus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax turritellus Espadaler Morocco
Temnothorax universitatis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax universitatis Espadaler Spain
Tetramorium guangxiense Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium guangxiense Zhou & Zheng China
Tetramorium ruginode marocana Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium ruginode marocana Cagniant Synonym, see Tetramorium forte
Tetraponera pisarskii Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera pisarskii Radchenko Synonym, see Tetraponera modesta
Tetraponera shankouensis Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera shankouensis Zhou & Jiang Synonym, see Tetraponera nitida
Trachymyrmex carinatus Myrmicinae Attini Trachymyrmex carinatus Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. Mexico
Trichomyrmex perplexus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Trichomyrmex perplexus Radchenko Armenia
Vollenhovia amamiana Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia amamiana Terayama & Kinomura Japan
Vollenhovia benzai Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia benzai Terayama & Kinomura Japan
Vollenhovia okinawana Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia okinawana Terayama & Kinomura Japan
Vollenhovia sakishimana Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia sakishimana Terayama & Kinomura Japan