Typhlomyrmecini

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Typhlomyrmecini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Typhlomyrmecini
Emery, 1912
Type genus
Typhlomyrmex
Diversity
1 genera
7 species

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

Typhlomyrmex

Fossil Genera

No fossil genera within tribe.

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

    • TYPHLOMYRMECINI [tribe of Ectatomminae]
    • Typhlomyrmicini Emery, 1911d: 32. Type-genus: Typhlomyrmex Mayr, 1862: 736.

Taxonomic History

  • Typhlomyrmecini as subtribe of Ectatommini: Emery, 1911d: 32 [Typhlomyrmicini]; Gallardo, 1918b: 11 [Typhlomyrmicini].
  • Typhlomyrmecini as tribe of Ponerinae: Brown, 1953a: 104 [Typhlomyrmicini]; Kusnezov, 1964: 49 [Typhlomyrmicini]; Brown, 1965c: 65 [Typhlomyrmecini]; Kempf, 1972a: 262 [Typhlomyrmicini]; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 48.
  • Typhlomyrmecini as tribe of Ectatomminae: Bolton, 2003: 46, 176.

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