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The tribe Attini belongs to the subfamily [[Myrmicinae]].  For a list of genera contained within this tribe see [[:Category:Attini genera|Attini genera]], for species see [[:Category:Attini species|Attini species]].
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{{Taxobox
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|name = Attini
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|regnum = [[Animal]]ia
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|phylum = [[Arthropod]]a
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|classis = [[Insect]]a
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|ordo = [[Hymenoptera]]
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|familia = [[Formicidae]]
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|subfamilia = [[Myrmicinae]]
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|tribus = Attini
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|tribus_authority = Smith, 1858
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|type_genus =''[[Atta]]''
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|diversity_link = :Category:List of species
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|diversity = {{Genus Species Diversity|Fossil=}}
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}}
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==Identification==
  
==Synopsis==
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{{ListOfGenera}}
<br>'''Tribe ATTINI'''
 
<br>'''Attidae''' Smith, F. 1858b: 161. Type-genus: ''Atta''.
 
<br>'''Taxonomic history'''
 
<br>Attini as subfamily of Formicidae: Smith, F. 1858b: 161 [Attidae]; Smith, F. 1862b: 34 [Attidae].
 
<br>Attini as family: Smith, F. 1861b: 48 [Attidae]; Smith, F. 1863: 21 [Attidae].
 
<br>Attini as group of Myrmicidae: Emery, 1877a: 72 [Attidae].
 
<br>Attini as junior synonym of Myrmicidae: Emery & Forel, 1879a: 457 [Attidae].
 
<br>Attini as subfamily of Myrmicidae: Emery, 1894g: 385 [Attinae].
 
<br>Attini as tribe of Myrmicidae: Forel, 1891b: 143.
 
<br>Attini as subfamily of Cryptoceridae: Ashmead, 1905b: 383  [Attinae].
 
<br>Attini as tribe of Myrmicinae: Forel, 1892d: 344; Forel, 1893a: 163 [Attii]; Forel, 1895b: 137
 
[Attii]; Emery, 1895j: 770 [Attii]; Forel, 1899c: 30 [Attii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 141
 
[Attii]; Emery, 1913b: 251; Emery, 1914a: 39; Forel, 1917: 247; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a:
 
658; Emery, 1924d: 330; all subsequent authors.
 
<br>'''Genera of Attini''':  ''[[Acromyrmex]]'', ''[[Allomerus]]'', ''[[Apterostigma]]'', ''[[Atta]]'', ''[[Basiceros]]'', ''[[Blepharidatta]]'', ''[[Cyatta]]'', ''[[Cyphomyrmex]]'',  ''[[Diaphoromyrma]]'', ''[[Eurhopalothrix]]'', ''[[Kalathomyrmex]]'', ''[[Lachnomyrmex]]'', ''[[Lenomyrmex]]'', ''[[Mycetagroicus]]'', ''[[Mycetarotes]]'', ''[[Mycetophylax]]'', ''[[Mycetosoritis]]'', ''[[Mycocepurus]]'', ''[[Myrmicocrypta]]'', ''[[Octostruma]]'', ''[[Paramycetophylax]]'', ''[[Protalaridris]]'', ''[[Pseudoatta]]'', ''[[Rhopalothrix]]'', ''[[Sericomyrmex]]'', ''[[Talaridris]]'', ''[[Trachymyrmex]]'', ''[[Tranopelta]]'', ''[[Wasmannia]]''.
 
<br>Fossil (ichnotaxon): †''[[Attaichnus]]''.
 
  
==Tribe Attini references==
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==Nomenclature==
Emery, 1895j: 770 (diagnosis); Wheeler, W.M. 1907c: 669 (North America fauna); Wheeler, W.M.  
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{{Nomenclature}}
1910g: 141 (diagnosis); Emery, 1912b: 101 (phylogeny); Emery, 1913b: 251 (synoptic  
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*{{RedText|ATTINI}} [tribe of Myrmicinae]
classification); Emery, 1914a: 39, 42 (diagnosis (in key), synoptic classification); Gallardo, 1916d:  
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Attidae Smith, F. 1858b: 161. Type-genus: ''Atta'' Fabricius, 1804: 421.
318 (Argentina genera, key); Forel, 1917: 247 (synoptic classification); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 668  
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(genera key); Emery, 1924d: 330 (diagnosis, genera key, catalogue); Kusnezov, 1964: 147  
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===Taxonomic History===
(phylogeny); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 60 (larvae, review & synthesis); Kugler, C.  
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*Attini as subfamily of Formicidae: Smith, F. 1858b: 161 [Attidae]; Smith, F. 1862b: 34 [Attidae].
1978a: 477 (sting structure); Weber, 1982: 255 (synopsis); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 79  
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*Attini as family: Smith, F. 1861b: 48 [Attidae]; Smith, F. 1863: 21 [Attidae].
(synoptic classification); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 16 (synoptic classification); Brandão, 1991:  
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*Attini as group of Myrmicidae: Emery, 1877a: 72 [Attidae].
392 (Neotropical fauna, synoptic classification); Bolton, 1994: 105 (synoptic classification);  
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*Attini as junior synonym of Myrmicidae: Emery & Forel, 1879a: 457 [Attidae].
Bolton, 1995a: 1040 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 9 (catalogue); Schultz & Meier, 1995: 337  
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*Attini as subfamily of Myrmicidae: Emery, 1894g: 385 [Attinae].
(phylogeny, larvae); Lattke, 1999: 2 (phylogeny, partial); Brandão & Mayhé-Nunes, 2001: 661  
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*Attini as tribe of Myrmicidae: Forel, 1891b: 143.
(monophyly); Bolton, 2003: 56, 196 (diagnosis, synopsis); Fernández, 2003d: 310 (Neotropical  
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*Attini as subfamily of Cryptoceridae: Ashmead, 1905b: 383  [Attinae].
genera); Klingenberg & Brandão, 2009: 5 (genera related to Mycetophylax key); Mehdiabadi &  
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*Attini as tribe of Myrmicinae: Forel, 1892d: 344; Forel, 1893a: 163 [Attii]; Forel, 1895b: 137 [Attii]; Emery, 1895j: 770 [Attii]; Forel, 1899c: 30 [Attii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 141 [Attii]; Emery, 1913b: 251 [Attini]; Emery, 1914a: 39; Forel, 1917: 247; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 658; Emery, 1924d: 330; subsequent authors; Bolton, 2003: 56, 196.
Schultz, 2009: 37 (natural history, phylogeny).
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*Attini as senior synonym of Anergatidini, Basicerotini, Blepharidattini, Cephalotini, Cryptoceridae, Dacetini, Dacetiti, Epopostrumiti, Lenomyrmecini, Pheidolidae, Ochetomyrmicini, Orectognathiti, Phalacromyrmecini, Strumigeniti: Ward, et al. 2015: 77.
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===Taxonomic References===
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Emery, 1895j: 770 (diagnosis); Wheeler, W.M. 1907c: 669 (North America fauna); Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 141 (diagnosis); Emery, 1912b: 101 (phylogeny); Emery, 1913b: 251 (synoptic classification); Emery, 1914a: 39, 42 (diagnosis (in key), synoptic classification); Gallardo, 1916d: 318 (Argentina genera, key); Forel, 1917: 247 (synoptic classification); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 668 (genera key); Emery, 1924d: 330 (diagnosis, genera key, catalogue); Kusnezov, 1964: 147 (phylogeny); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 60 (larvae, review and synthesis); Kugler, C. 1978a: 477 (sting structure); Weber, 1982: 255 (synopsis); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 79 (synoptic classification); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 16 (synoptic classification); Brandão, 1991: 392 (Neotropical fauna, synoptic classification); Bolton, 1994: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1040 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 9 (catalogue); Schultz & Meier, 1995: 337 (phylogeny, larvae); Lattke, 1999: 2 (phylogeny, partial); Brandão & Mayhé-Nunes, 2001: 661 (monophyly); Bolton, 2003: 56, 196 (diagnosis, synopsis); Fernández, 2003d: 310 (Neotropical genera); Klingenberg & Brandão, 2009: 5 (genera related to Mycetophylax key); Mehdiabadi & Schultz, 2009: 37 (natural history, phylogeny); Ward, et al. 2015: 69 (reclassification).
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
*[http://www.stri.si.edu/sites/publications/PDFs/Wcislo_Fernandez-Marin%20et%20all%20(2004)%20BJLS.pdf Fernández-Marín H, Zimmerman JK, Wcislo WT. 2004. Ecological traits and evolutionary sequence of the nest establishment in fungus-growing ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Attini). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 81: 39-48.] (colony foundation)
 
*Ward, P. S., S. G. Brady, B. L. Fisher, and T. R. Schultz. 2015. The evolution of myrmicine ants: phylogeny and biogeography of a hyperdiverse ant clade (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology. 40:61-81. doi:[http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/syen.12090 10.1111/syen.12090]
 
  
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Revision as of 21:03, 1 December 2019

Attini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Smith, 1858
Type genus
Atta
Diversity
48 genera
2,741 species

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

AcanthognathusAcromyrmexAllomerusApterostigmaAttaBasicerosBlepharidattaCephalotesChimaeridrisColobostrumaCyattaCyphomyrmexDacetonDiaphoromyrmaEpopostrumaEurhopalothrixIshakidrisKalathomyrmexLachnomyrmexLenomyrmexMesostrumaMicrodacetonMycetagroicusMycetarotesMycetomoelleriusMycetophylaxMycetosoritisMycocepurusMyrmicocryptaOchetomyrmexOctostrumaOrectognathusParamycetophylaxParatrachymyrmexPhalacromyrmexPheidolePilotrochusProcryptocerusProtalaridrisPseudoattaRhopalothrixSericomyrmexStrumigenysTalaridrisTrachymyrmexTranopeltaWasmanniaXerolitor

Fossil Genera

Attaichnus

Nomenclature

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

  • ATTINI [tribe of Myrmicinae]

Attidae Smith, F. 1858b: 161. Type-genus: Atta Fabricius, 1804: 421.

Taxonomic History

  • Attini as subfamily of Formicidae: Smith, F. 1858b: 161 [Attidae]; Smith, F. 1862b: 34 [Attidae].
  • Attini as family: Smith, F. 1861b: 48 [Attidae]; Smith, F. 1863: 21 [Attidae].
  • Attini as group of Myrmicidae: Emery, 1877a: 72 [Attidae].
  • Attini as junior synonym of Myrmicidae: Emery & Forel, 1879a: 457 [Attidae].
  • Attini as subfamily of Myrmicidae: Emery, 1894g: 385 [Attinae].
  • Attini as tribe of Myrmicidae: Forel, 1891b: 143.
  • Attini as subfamily of Cryptoceridae: Ashmead, 1905b: 383 [Attinae].
  • Attini as tribe of Myrmicinae: Forel, 1892d: 344; Forel, 1893a: 163 [Attii]; Forel, 1895b: 137 [Attii]; Emery, 1895j: 770 [Attii]; Forel, 1899c: 30 [Attii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 141 [Attii]; Emery, 1913b: 251 [Attini]; Emery, 1914a: 39; Forel, 1917: 247; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 658; Emery, 1924d: 330; subsequent authors; Bolton, 2003: 56, 196.
  • Attini as senior synonym of Anergatidini, Basicerotini, Blepharidattini, Cephalotini, Cryptoceridae, Dacetini, Dacetiti, Epopostrumiti, Lenomyrmecini, Pheidolidae, Ochetomyrmicini, Orectognathiti, Phalacromyrmecini, Strumigeniti: Ward, et al. 2015: 77.

Taxonomic References

Emery, 1895j: 770 (diagnosis); Wheeler, W.M. 1907c: 669 (North America fauna); Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 141 (diagnosis); Emery, 1912b: 101 (phylogeny); Emery, 1913b: 251 (synoptic classification); Emery, 1914a: 39, 42 (diagnosis (in key), synoptic classification); Gallardo, 1916d: 318 (Argentina genera, key); Forel, 1917: 247 (synoptic classification); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 668 (genera key); Emery, 1924d: 330 (diagnosis, genera key, catalogue); Kusnezov, 1964: 147 (phylogeny); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 60 (larvae, review and synthesis); Kugler, C. 1978a: 477 (sting structure); Weber, 1982: 255 (synopsis); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 79 (synoptic classification); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 16 (synoptic classification); Brandão, 1991: 392 (Neotropical fauna, synoptic classification); Bolton, 1994: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1040 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 9 (catalogue); Schultz & Meier, 1995: 337 (phylogeny, larvae); Lattke, 1999: 2 (phylogeny, partial); Brandão & Mayhé-Nunes, 2001: 661 (monophyly); Bolton, 2003: 56, 196 (diagnosis, synopsis); Fernández, 2003d: 310 (Neotropical genera); Klingenberg & Brandão, 2009: 5 (genera related to Mycetophylax key); Mehdiabadi & Schultz, 2009: 37 (natural history, phylogeny); Ward, et al. 2015: 69 (reclassification).

References