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Acromyrmex

Formica biscutata Fabricius, 1775: 394 (q.) FRENCH GUIANA. Combination in Atta: Fabricius, 1804: 422. Incertae sedis in Acromyrmex: Kempf, 1972a: 16.

Aphaenogaster

Myrmica opposita Say, 1836: 292 (w.m.) Combination in Aphaenogaster (Attomyrma): Emery, 1921f: 58. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Aphaenogaster: Smith, M.R. 1951a: 798; unplaced taxon in Myrmicinae: Smith, D.R. 1979: 1414.

Aphaenogaster pallescens Walker, 1871: 11 (q.) EGYPT. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Aphaenogaster: Bolton, 1995b: 71.

Atta

Atta dissimilis Jerdon, 1851: 107 (w.) INDIA. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Atta: Bolton, 1995b: 76.

Atta domicola Jerdon, 1851: 105 (w.) INDIA. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Atta: Bolton, 1995b: 76.

Oecodoma pilosa Buckley, 1867: 348 (w.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Atta: Bolton, 1995b: 76. See notes in Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 29. Unplaced myrmicine taxon: Smith, D.R. 1979: 1414.

Oecodoma tardigrada Buckley, 1867: 349 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Atta: Bolton, 1995b: 77. Included in Acromyrmex: Forel, 1885a: 358; in Trachymyrmex: Mayr, 1886d: 442; Forel, 1893e: 601; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 30. Unplaced myrmicine taxon: Smith, D.R. 1979: 1414.

Camponotus

Formica americana Buckley, 1866: 154 (w.q.) U.S.A. Combination in Camponotus: Emery, 1895c: 337. [Unresolved junior secondary homonym of Camponotus americanus Mayr, above.] Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Camponotus: Bolton, 1995b: 85. [Note: Emery, 1895c: 337 and Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 19, suspected this name was cognate with marginatus. Emery, 1925b: 117 provisionally synonymised it with minutus. Smith, M.R. 1951a: 845 and Smith, D.R. 1979: 1432, dubiously place it near nearcticus.]

Formica atra Buckley, 1866: 160 (w.) U.S.A. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of atra Zetterstedt, above.] Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Camponotus: Emery, 1895c: 337; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 20. [Note: Wheeler, W.M. 1917c: 28 suggests synonymy with caryae, but Smith, D.R. 1979: 1467 retains atra among the unplaced taxa.]

Formica lauta Say, 1836: 286 (q.m.) U.S.A. Combination in Camponotus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 238. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Formicinae: Smith, D.R. 1979: 1467; incertae sedis in Camponotus: Bolton, 1995b: 108.

Formica septentrionale Buckley, 1866: 161 (w.q.) U.S.A. Combination in Camponotus: Emery, 1895c: 338; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 21. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Camponotus: Bolton, 1995b: 123.

Formica tejonia Buckley, 1866: 161 (m.) U.S.A. Combination in Camponotus: Emery, 1895c: 338; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 21. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Camponotus: Bolton, 1995b: 126.

Cardiocondyla

Myrmica humilis Smith, F. 1858b: 123 (q.) INDIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 279. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Cardiocondyla: Rachenko & Elmes, 2010: 666.

Cephalotes

Cryptocerus argentatus Smith, F. 1853: 218, pl. 19, fig. 7 (q.) COLOMBIA. Combination in Paracryptocerus: Kempf, 1951: 232; in Zacryptocerus: Brandão, 1991: 384. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Cephalotes: De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 735.

Cryptocerus dorbignyanus Smith, F. 1853: 218, pl. 19, fig. 5 (q.) SOUTH AMERICA. Combination in Paracryptocerus: Kempf, 1951: 232; in Zacryptocerus: Brandão, 1991: 385. Junior synonym of pavonii: Roger, 1861b: 173; Forel, 1895b: 134. Revived from synonymy: Emery, 1924d: 309. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Cephalotes: De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 735.

Formica haemorrhoidalis Latreille, 1802c: 276 (w.) HAITI. Combination in Cryptocerus: Lepeletier, 1835: 172; in Cryptocerus (Paracryptocerus): Emery, 1915i: 192; in Cryptocerus (Hypocryptocerus): Wheeler, W.M. 1920: 53; in Hypocryptocerus: Wheeler, W.M. 1936b: 200; in Zacryptocerus: Brandão, 1991: 384. See also: Kempf, 1951: 146. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Cephalotes: De Andrade & Baroni Urbani, 1999: 735.

Condylodon

Condylodon audouini Lund, 1831a: 132 (w.) BRAZIL. Member of family Mutillidae?: Swainson & Shuckard, 1840: 173; combination in Pseudomyrma: Dalla Torre, 1893: 56; member of subfamily Ponerinae?: Emery, 1921f: 28 (footnote); incertae sedis in Ponerinae: Ward, 1990: 471. Unidentifiable taxon.

Formica

Formica exsecta var. exsectorubens Ruzsky, 1905b: page? Unidentifiable taxon: Seifert, 2000a: 562

Formica rufibarbis var. glauca Ruzsky, 1896: 70 (w.) RUSSIA. [First available use of Formica fusca subsp. rufibarbis var. glauca Ruzsky, 1895: 20; unavailable name.] Emery, 1909b: 198 (q.m.). Combination in F. (Serviformica): Emery, 1925b: 250. Subspecies of rufibarbis: Emery, 1925b: 250; of cunicularia: Pisarski, 1967: 416; Dlussky, 1967a: 74; Tarbinsky, 1976: 184. Raised to species: Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a: 59. Senior synonym of katuniensis, montaniformis, montivaga, volgensis and material of the unavailable name minor referred here: Dlussky, 1967a: 74 (note that the name montaniformis is misspelled as montanoides here). Junior synonym of cunicularia: Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 267. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Formica: Seifert, 2007: 301 [Note that Seifert’s decision renders earlier taxonomy untenable].

Formica rufibarbis var. montaniformis Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929b: 39 (w.) DAGHESTAN. Junior synonym of glauca: Dlussky, 1967a: 74 (misspelled as montanoides). Unidentifiable taxon: Seifert & Schultz, 2009: 272.

Formica (Serviformica) rufibarbis st. montivaga Santschi, 1928b: 45. Replacement name for montana Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1923: 245. [Junior primary homonym of montana Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 571.] Junior synonym of glauca: Dlussky, 1967a: 74. Unidentifiable taxon: Seifert & Schultz, 2009: 271.

Formica stenoptera Foerster, 1850a: 26 (w.q.) GERMANY. Junior synonym of cunicularia: Smith, F. 1855a: 103; Mayr, 1855: 343; of rufibarbis: Dalla Torre, 1893: 210; Stitz, 1939: 355; Dlussky, 1967a: 73. Unidentifiable taxon: Seifert & Schultz, 2009: 271.

Formica transkaucasica Nasonov, 1889: 21 (w.) RUSSIA. Subspecies of gagates: Ruzsky, 1902d: 13; of fusca: Ruzsky, 1905b: 384. Junior synonym of picea Nylander: Emery, 1909b: 195; Donisthorpe, 1918a: 9; Emery, 1925b: 249; Dlussky, 1965a: 31; Dlussky, 1967a: 61. First available replacement name for picea Nylander: Donisthorpe, 1918a: 9; Yarrow, 1954a: 233; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 263. Senior synonym of piceogagates: Arakelian, 1994: 102. Junior synonym of candida: Bolton, 1995b: 205. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Formica: Seifert, 2004: 32.

Formica rufibarbis subsp. volgensis Ruzsky, 1914c: 323, fig. (w.) RUSSIA. Junior synonym of glauca: Dlussky, 1967a: 74. Unidentifiable taxon: Seifert & Schultz, 2009: 271.

Formica exsecta var. wheeleri Stitz, 1939: 311 (w.) GERMANY. [First available use of Formica exsecta subsp. exsecta var. wheeleri Krausse, 1926d: 264; unavailable name.] Junior synonym of exsecta: Dlussky, 1967a: 100. Unidentifiable taxon: Seifert, 2000a: 562.

Lasius

monticola. Formica monticola Buckley, 1866: 157 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Combination in Lasius: Emery, 1895c: 337; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 20; Emery, 1925b: 237. Unrecognisable taxon; incertae sedis in Lasius: Bolton, 1995b: 224.

Megalomyrmex

Formica bituberculata Fabricius, 1798: 280 (w.) SURINAM. Combination in Megalomyrmex: Emery, 1890b: 47. Unidentifiable taxon: Brandão, 1990: 413 (species inquirenda).

Meranoplus

Meranoplus dichrous Forel, 1907h: 274 (q.) AUSTRALIA. Unidentifiable taxon: Taylor, 1990c: 33 (species inquirenda).

Meranoplus aureolus st. doddi Santschi, 1928e: 469 (q.) AUSTRALIA (name misspelled as aerolus in this publication). Raised to species, but unidentifiable taxon: Taylor, 1990c: 38 (species inquirenda).

Meranoplus hospes Forel, 1910b: 48 (q.) AUSTRALIA. Unidentifiable taxon: Taylor, 1990c: 33 (species inquirenda).

Myrmecocystus

Formica melligera Llave, 1832: 463 (w.) MEXICO. Unidentifiable taxon, possibly cognate with melliger; incertae sedis in Myrmecocystus: Bolton, 1995b: 275. See also: Snelling, R.R. 1976: 31.

Myrmica

Myrmica scabrinodis var. bessarabicus Nasonov, 1889: 36 (w.) MOLDOVA. Junior synonym of sabuleti: Weber, 1948a: 288; Sadil, 1952: 246. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Myrmica: Seifert, 2002a: 95; Radchenko & Elmes, 2004: 229. See also: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 657.

Myrmica breviceps Smith, F. 1878b: 12 (q.) INDIA. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Myrmica: Radchenko & Elmes, 2001a: 238. See also: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 658.

Myrmica cursor Smith, F. 1878b: 11 (q.) INDIA. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Myrmica: Radchenko & Elmes, 2001a: 238. See also: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 659.

Myrmica granulinodis Nylander, 1846b: 1060 (q.m.) RUSSIA. Subspecies of scabrinodis: André, 1883a: 319; Weber, 1950b: 205. Junior synonym of sabuleti: Emery, 1908a: 177 (footnote); Sadil, 1952: 246. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Myrmica: Radchenko, 1994g: 90. See also: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 659.

Myrmica ruginodis var. khamensis Ruzsky, 1915a: 441, figs. 22-24 (w.) TIBET. Currently subspecies of rubra: Weber, 1947: 449. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Myrmica: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 660.

Myrmica luctuosa Smith, F. 1878b: 12 (m.) INDIA. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Myrmica: Radchenko & Elmes, 2001a: 238. See also: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 661.

Myrmica rhynchophora Foerster, 1850b: 488 (m.) ALGERIA. Junior synonym of Manica rubida: Mayr, 1861: 63. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Myrmica: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 662.

Myrmica scabrinodis subsp. ussuriensis Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1928b: 36 (w.) RUSSIA. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Myrmica: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 662.

Neivamyrmex

Woitkowskia bureni Enzmann, E.V. 1952: 447 (m.) PERU. Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1955: 460. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1955: 460.

Myrmica (Monomorium) coeca Buckley, 1867: 339 (w.) U.S.A. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Myrmica caeca Jerdon, 1851: 116.] Combination in Eciton: Emery, 1895c: 260; possibly synonymous with opacithorax or schmitti: Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 27; unplaced taxon of Ecitoninae: Smith, D.R. 1979: 1332. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Neivamyrmex: Bolton, 1995b: 288.

Woitkowskia kuertii Enzmann, E.V. 1952: 446, figs. 1, 2, 5 (m.) PERU. Combination in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1955: 459. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Neivamyrmex: Borgmeier, 1955: 459.

Nylanderia

Formica perminuta Buckley, 1866: 162 (w.) U.S.A. Combination in Brachymyrmex: Emery, 1895c: 338; in Prenolepis: Mayr, 1876: 78; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 21. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Paratrechina: Bolton, 1995b: 315. [Trager, 1984b: 119 suggests possible synonymy with arenivaga, a junior name, but the original description of perminuta does not contain sufficient data to justify this.]

Odontomachus

Pedetes macrorhynchus Bernstein, 1861: 8 (q.) INDONESIA (Java). Combination in Odontomachus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 51. [Brown, 1976a: 104 gives this name as a nomen nudum, which is incorrect as Bernstein provides an indication.] Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Odontomachus: Bolton, 1995b: 296. See also: Brown, 1976a: 159.

Formica unispinosa Fabricius, 1793: 359 (w.) GUADELUPE I. Combination in Odontomachus: Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, 1835: 187. Junior synonym of haematodus:Roger, 1861a: 24; Mayr, 1865: 63; possible synonym (senior) of bauri: Brown, 1976a: 102. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Odontomachus: Bolton, 1995b: 297.

Pheidole

Tetramorium (Cephalomorium) bahai Forel, 1922: 91 (w.) U.S.A. Combination in Pheidole (Hendecapheidole): Santschi, 1925d: 228. Unidentifiable taxon: Wilson, 2003: 779.

Pheidole buckleyi Smith, M.R. 1951a: 806. Replacement name for Atta pennsylvanica Buckley, 1867: 345. [Junior secondary homonym of Pheidole pennsylvanica Roger, 1863a: 199.] Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Myrmicinae: Smith, D.R. 1979: 1414; incertae sedis in Pheidole: Bolton, 1995b: 318.

Atta cingulata Smith, F. 1857a: 77 (s.w.) BORNEO. Combination in Aphaenogaster: Dalla Torre, 1893: 102; in Pheidole: Emery, 1915d: 69. Unidentifiable taxon: Eguchi, 2001b: 43.

Pheidole delecta Forel, 1899c: 67 (s.) MEXICO. Unidentifiable taxon: Wilson, 2003: 779.

Pheidole pubiventris var. foederalis Borgmeier, 1928a: 34 (s.) BRAZIL. Unidentifiable taxon: Wilson, 2003: 779.

Pheidole gigliolii Menozzi, 1935b: 193, fig. 2 (s.) GUYANA. Unidentifiable taxon: Wilson, 2003: 779.

Pheidole haywardi Kusnezov, 1952b: 88 (w.) ARGENTINA. Unidentifiable taxon: Wilson, 2003: 779.

Pheidole riveti var. inflexa Santschi, 1923d: 58 (s.) ECUADOR. Unidentifiable taxon: Wilson, 2003: 779.

Atta picea Buckley, 1867: 344 (s.w.) U.S.A. Combination in Pheidole: Emery, 1895c: 338. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Pheidole: Smith, M.R. 1951a: 806.

Pheidole plebecula Forel, 1899c: 68 (s.) COSTA RICA. Unidentifiable taxon: Wilson, 2003: 779.

Pheidole radoszkowskii var. semilaevis Forel, 1901e: 363 (s.) BRAZIL. Raised to species: Santschi, 1929d: 287. Unidentifiable taxon: Wilson, 2003: 779.

Polyrhachis

Polyrhachis eudora Smith, F. 1860b: 99, pl. 1, fig. 19 (w.q.) INDONESIA (Batjan I.). Combination in P. (Myrmothrinax): Emery, 1925b: 183. Unidentifiable taxon: Kohout, 1998: 528 (species inquirenda).

Formica latreillii Guérin-Méneville, 1838: 205 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Polyrhachis: Smith, F. 1858b: 73; in P. (Chariomyrma): Emery, 1925b: 187. Unidentifiable taxon: Kohout, 1998: 528 (species inquirenda).

Ponera

Ponera ruficornis Spinola, 1851b: 53 (w.) BRAZIL. [Also described as new by Spinola, 1853: 96.] [Emery, 1893h: 2 notes that the specimen is head and prothorax of Dolichoderus sp., rest of body is Platythyrea sp.] See also: Brown, 1975: 9, who refers the name to Platythyrea.] This compound specimen is probably best regarded as an unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Ponera.

Solenopsis

Atta brazoensis Buckley, 1867: 345 (s.w.) U.S.A. Junior synonym of geminata: Emery, 1895c: 276. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Solenopsis: Bolton, 1995b: 386.

Solenopsis madara Roger, 1863a: 200 (w.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable taxon: Smith, M.R. 1951a: 814.

Myrmica (Atta) sabeana Buckley, 1867: 343 (w.) U.S.A. Junior synonym of geminata: Emery, 1895c: 276. Synonymy with xyloni postulated but cannot be proved: Wheeler, W.M. 1915b: 395; Creighton, 1930b: 98; Smith, D.R. 1979: 1389; Trager, 1991: 167. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Solenopsis: Bolton, 1995b: 390.

Stenamma

Stenamma westwoodi subsp. asiaticum Ruzsky, 1905b: 711 (w.) RUSSIA. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Stenamma: DuBois, 1998b: 310.

Technomyrmex

Engramma incisum Mukerjee, 1930: 155, fig. 3 (w.) INDIA. Combination in Technomyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c: 161. Unidentifiable taxon: Bolton, 2007a: 121 (species inquirenda).

Technomyrmex transiens Forel, 1913k: 96 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). Unidentifiable taxon: Bolton, 2007a: 122 (species inquirenda).

Tetramorium

Formica binodis Linnaeus, 1763: 413 (q.) JAMAICA. Junior synonym of caespitum: Linnaeus, 1767: 963; Olivier, 1792: 496 (synonymy probably incorrect). Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1995b: 405.

Unidentifiable to Genus

Myrmica humilis Smith, F. 1858b: 123 (q.) INDIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 279. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Cardiocondyla: Rachenko & Elmes, 2010: 666.

Formica abdominalis Latreille, 1802c: 175, pl. 3, fig. 13 (q.) "Grandes Indes". Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 190.

Formica aegyptiaca Fabricius, 1775: 393 (w.) EGYPT. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 191.

Formica aequalis Walker, 1871: 9 (q.) SAUDI ARABIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 191.

Formica affinis Leach, 1825: 290 (w.q.) FRANCE. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 191.

Formica albipennis Fabricius, 1793: 354 (m.) ANTILLES. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 191.

Formica amyoti Le Guillou, 1842: 315 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 191.

Formica animosa Forskål, 1775: 85 (w.) EGYPT ?. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 191.

Formica arenicola Buckley, 1866; 160 (w.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 191.

Formica atra Schilling, 1839: 54 (w.) POLAND. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of atra Zetterstedt, 1838: 450, above.] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 191.

Formica bicolor Leach, 1825: 289 (q.m.) FRANCE. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of bicolor Fabricius, 1793: 351, above.] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 192.

Formica chufejif Forskål, 1775: xxiii (w.) YEMEN. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 192. See: Emery, 1892b: 160.

Formica conica Fabricius, 1798: 279 (m.) INDIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 193. [Dalla Torre, 1893: 183 places this in Lasius, which is certainly incorrect. Forel, 1905b: 161 suggests that it may be the male of Camponotus compressus, but there is little in the original description to confirm this.]

Formica connecticutensis Buckley, 1866: 154 (w.q.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable but possibly a Formica; see Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 19. Incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 193.

Formica didyma Fabricius, 1782: 489 (w.) ITALY. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 194.

Formica dislocata Say, 1836: 288 (q.m.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 194.

Formica elevata Fabricius, 1782: 492 (w.) "East Indies". Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 194.

Formica elongata Fabricius, 1787: 308 (w.) INDIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 194.

Formica fatale Christ, 1791: 515 (w.) INDIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 194. [Emery, 1892b: 162, suspected that this may be a termite.]

Formica foetens Olivier, 1792: 503. Replacement name for foetida De Geer, 1773: 611. [Junior primary homonym of foetida Linnaeus, 1758: 582.] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 195. [It is apparent that this taxon is properly referable to subfamily Myrmicinae.]

Formica fuscescens Gmelin, in Linnaeus, 1790: 2804 (w.) EUROPE. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 195.

Formica fuscicauda Motschoulsky, 1863: 12 (w.) SRI LANKA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 195.

Formica glabra Gmelin, in Linnaeus, 1790: 2804 (w.) EUROPE. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 196.

Formica hirta Gravenhorst, 1807: 286 (w.) no locality given. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 196.

Formica incisa Smith, F. 1858b: 52 (q.) MEXICO. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of incisa Schenck, 1852: 63, above.] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 197.

Formica inequalis Lowne, 1865b: 331 (q.m.) AUSTRALIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 197.

Formica insultans Forskål, 1775: 85 (w.) EGYPT. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 197. See also: Emery, 1892b: 160.

Formica lincecumii Buckley, 1866: 163 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 197. See also: Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 22.

Formica lutea Duméril, 1860: 930 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of lutea Smith, F. 1858b: 19, above.] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 198.

Formica maculata Geoffroy, in Fourcroy, 1785: 452 (w.?) FRANCE. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of maculata Fabricius, 1782: 491, above.] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 198.

Formica malabarica Schrank, 1837: 16 (w.) INDIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 198.

Formica maligna Forskål, 1775: 84 (w.) EGYPT? Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 198. See also: Emery, 1892b: 160.

Formica maxillosa Fabricius, 1775: 396 (w.) INDIA. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of maxillosa De Geer, 1773: 601, above.] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 198.

Formica melanophthalma Reich, 1793: 132 (no sex or caste given) FRENCH GUIANA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 198.

Formica melanopis Gmelin, in Linnaeus, 1790: 2804 (w.) EUROPE. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 198.

Formica minuta Lowne, 1865b: 331 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 198.

Formica molestans Latreille, 1802c: 241 (w.) FRENCH GUIANA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 199.

Formica nana Latreille, 1802c: 263 (w.) FRENCH GUIANA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica [see note under pusilla]: Bolton, 1995b: 199.

Formica nitida Razoumowsky, 1789: 427 (no caste or sex given) SWITZERLAND. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 198.

Formica nortonii Buckley, 1866: 153 (w.q.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 198. See also: Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 19.

Formica novaanglae Buckley, 1866: 153 (w.q.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 199.

obsoleta. Formica obsoleta Linnaeus, 1758: 580 (w.) EUROPE. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 200.

Formica occidentalis Buckley, 1866: 157 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 200. See also: Emery, 1895c: 337; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 20.

Formica omnivora Linnaeus, 1758: 581 (w.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 200. [Wheeler, W.M. 1908b: 160, gives a combination in Monomorium but there is no evidence that this is correct. See also note under pusilla.]

Formica ovata Reich, 1793: 132 (w.) FRENCH GUIANA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 200.

Formica pallidelutea Latreille, 1802c: 241 (w.) SENEGAL. Possible combination in Pheidole: Roger, 1863b: 30. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 200.

Formica pallipes Latreille, 1787: 309 (m.) FRENCH GUIANA. [Misspelled as pallidipes by Dalla Torre, 1893: 40.] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 200.

Formica phyllophila Jerdon, 1851: 125 (w.) INDIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 201.

Formica picipes Reich, 1793: 132 (no caste given) FRENCH GUIANA. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of picipes Olivier, 1792: 501, above.] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 201.

Formica politurata Buckley, 1866: 160 (w.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 200.

Formica pusilla De Geer, 1773: 612, pl. 31, figs. 23, 24 (w.) SURINAM. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 202. [Latreille, 1802c: 263, gives pusilla as a senior synonym of nana Latreille, but the latter is also unrecognisable. Similarly Retzius, 1783: 76, gives pusilla as a junior synonym of omnivora, another unidentifiable name.]

Formica quadrinotata Losana, 1834: 320, pl. 36, fig. 4 (w.) ITALY. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 202. [Mayr, 1855: 389 (footnote) suggests a combination in Ponera. Emery, 1916b: 105, suspected that this was synonymous with Cryptopone ochracea, but the description is not convincing.]

Formica rediana Leach, 1825: 291 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 202.

Formica rostrata Fabricius, 1787: 310 (w.) FRENCH GUIANA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 202.

Formica rubescens Leach, 1825: 289 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 202.

Formica ruficeps Motschoulsky, 1863: 12 (w.) INDONESIA (Java). [Unresolved junior primary homonym of ruficeps Fabricius, 1804: 404, above.] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 203.

Formica ruficornis Gmelin, in Linnaeus, 1790: 2805 (q.) EUROPE. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 203.

Formica rupestris Leach, 1825: 291 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 203.

Formica saccharivora Linnaeus, 1758: 580 (w.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 203.

Formica saxicola Buckley, 1866: 166 (w.q.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 203. See also: Emery, 1895c: 338; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 23.

Formica schardj Forskål, 1775: xxiii (w.) ISRAEL? Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 203. See also: Emery, 1892b: 160.

Formica siamicarubra Christ, 1791: 518 (w.) "Barbary". Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 203. See also: Emery, 1892b: 162.

Formica subpicea Motschoulsky, 1863: 12 (w.) SRI LANKA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 204.

Formica (Hypochira) subspinosa Buckley, 1866: 169 (w.) U.S.A.; Unidentifiable to genus [unrecognisable and unplaceable taxon] incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 204. [May possibly be a dolichoderine, see: Emery, 1895c: 338; Emery, 1925b: 271; Smith, D.R. 1979: 1422.]

Formica tenuissima Buckley, 1866: 162 (w.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 205. See also: Mayr, 1886d: 432; Emery, 1895c: 338; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 21.

Formica testacea Gmelin, in Linnaeus, 1790: 2804 (w.) EUROPE. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 205.

Formica testaceipes Leach, 1825: 290 (w.) FRANCE. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 205.

Formica thoracica Olivier, 1792: 503 (q.m.) FRANCE. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 205.

Formica tomentosa Reich, 1793: 132 (no caste given) FRENCH GUIANA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 205.

Formica triangularis Say, 1836: 288 (q.m.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 205.

Formica vagans Fabricius, 1793: 358 (w.) GERMANY. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of vagans Olivier, 1792: 501.] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 206. See also: Curtis, 1854: 213 [combination in Myrmica; misidentification]; Smith, F. 1855b: 117; Mayr, 1855: 407.

Formica venosa Gmelin, in Linnaeus, 1790: 2804 (q.) no locality given. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 206.

Formica virginiana Buckley, 1866: 159 (w.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Formica: Bolton, 1995b: 206. See also: Emery, 1895c: 337; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 20.

Lasius escamole Reza, 1925: 12, figs. 1-14 (w.q.m.) MEXICO. Unidenifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Lasius: Wilson, 1955a: 192 (who comments that this is not a Lasius but its correct generic combination cannot be ascertained).

Lasius exulans Fabricius, 1804: 416 (q.) CENTRAL AMERICA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Lasius: Bolton, 1995b: 222.

Formica rubiginosa Latreille, 1802c: 170 (q.) FRANCE. Combination in Lasius: Emery, 1925b: 230. [Bondroit, 1918: 25, suggests a possible correlation of this name with L. alienus, but rubiginosa is best regarded as unidentifiable to genus, incertae sedis in Lasius: Bolton, 1995b: 225.]

Formica ruficornis Fabricius, 1804: 397 (q.) INDIA. Junior synonym of flavus: Roger, 1862c: 285. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Lasius: Bolton, 1995b: 225. [Identity of this taxon is unknowable (material lost, description very vague), so Roger's synonymy may stand. Emery's, 1925b: 231, provisional synonymy of ruficornis with nearcticus is certainly incorrect.]

Myrmica bidentata Smith, F. 1858b: 124 (w.) INDIA. [Bingham, 1903: 212 suggests that this may belong in Solenopsis.] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 277. Combination in Monomorium: Radchenko & Elmes, 2001: 238. [Note. Combination in Monomorium is unconvincing; see note under bidentatum Mayr, below.]

Myrmica assimilis Spinola, 1851b: 50 (w.) BRAZIL. [Also described as new by Spinola, 1853: 66.] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 277.

Myrmica caeca Jerdon, 1851: 116 (w.) INDIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 278; incertae sedis in Myrmicinae: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 664.

Myrmica corrugata Say, 1836: 291 (q.m.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 278.

Myrmica (Monomorium) diversa Buckley, 1867: 337 (w.q.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 278. See also: Emery, 1895c: 338; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 26.

Myrmica inflecta Say, 1836: 292 (m.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 279.

Myrmica jucunda Smith, F. 1861a: 34 (w.) LEBANON. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 280; incertae sedis in Myrmicinae: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 666.

Myrmica (Monomorium) lineolata Buckley, 1867: 340 (w.q.) U.S.A. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of lineolta Say, 1836: 290.] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 280.

Myrmica (Monomorium) montana Buckley, 1867: 339 (w.) U.S.A. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of montana Labram & Imhoff, 1838, pl. 36, figs. 1-3, above.] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 281. See also: Emery, 1895c: 338; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 27.

Myrmica obscurata Motschoulsky, 1863: 16 (w.) SRI LANKA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 281; incertae sedis in Myrmicinae: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 667.

Myrmica pilinodis Motschoulsky, 1863: 16 (w.) SRI LANKA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 281; incertae sedis in Myrmicinae: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 668. [Misspelled as pallidinodis or pallinodis: Dalla Torre, 1893: 113; Emery, 1924d: 356.]

Myrmica scabrata Buckley, 1867: 343 (w.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 283.

Myrmica (Atta) sublanuginosa Buckley, 1867: 343 (w.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 284.

Polyergus texana Buckley, 1866: 170 (q.) U.S.A. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Polyergus: Bolton, 1995b: 342. See also: Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 24.

Ponera affinis Jerdon, 1851: 118 (w.) INDIA. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of *affinis Heer, 1849: 147, above.] Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Ponera: Bolton, 1995b: 360.

Ponera pumila Jerdon, 1851: 119 (w.) INDIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Ponera: Bolton, 1995b: 362.

Unidentifiable to Subfamily

Hypochira Buckley, 1866: 169 [as subgenus of Formica]. Type-species: Formica (Hypochira) subspinosa, by monotypy. Hypochira Buckley, 1866: 169 [as subgenus of Formica]. Type-species: Formica (Hypochira) subspinosa, by monotypy. HYPOCHIRA [incertae sedis in Formicidae]