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Scientific classification (junior synonym of Gesomyrmecini)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Gesomyrmini
Forel, 1912
Type genus

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Gesomyrmecini.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • GESOMYRMECINI [junior homonym and junior synonym of the above (described as new independently of Ashmead, 1905b: 384)]
    • Gesomyrmini Forel, 1912i: 89 (diagnosis in key). Type-genus: Gesomyrmex Mayr, 1868b: 50.

Taxonomic History

  • Gesomyrmecini as tribe of Camponotinae: Forel, 1912i: 89 [Gesomyrmini]; Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 107; Forel, 1917: 249 [Gesomyrmicini]; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 693 [Gesomyrmicini].
  • Gesomyrmecini as tribe of Formicinae: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 208 [Gesomyrmicini]; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 77 [Gesomyrmini].
  • Gesomyrmecini Forel as junior synonym of Gesomyrmecini Ashmead: Bolton, 1994: 50.