Taxa Described in 1840

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The following 6 genera were described in 1840 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Aenictus Dorylinae Shuckard Aenictus ambiguus 217
Anomma Dorylinae Shuckard Anomma burmeisteri, now Dorylus nigricans burmeisteri Synonym, see Dorylus
Carebara Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Westwood Carebara lignata 245
Formicina Formicinae Formicini Shuckard, in Swainson & Shuckard Formica rufa Synonym, see Formica
Rhogmus Dorylinae Shuckard Rhogmus fimbriatus, now Dorylus fimbriatus Synonym, see Dorylus
Solenopsis Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Westwood Solenopsis mandibularis, now Solenopsis geminata 218

The following 32 species/subspecies were described in 1840 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Aenictus ambiguus Dorylinae Aenictus ambiguus Shuckard India
Carebara lignata Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara lignata Westwood Indonesia
Dorylus affinis Dorylinae Dorylus affinis Shuckard Gambia
Dorylus atriceps Dorylinae Dorylus atriceps Shuckard Gambia
Dorylus attenuatus Dorylinae Dorylus attenuatus Shuckard Gambia
Dorylus fimbriatus Dorylinae Dorylus fimbriatus Shuckard Gambia
Dorylus fulvus glabratus Dorylinae Dorylus fulvus glabratus Shuckard Gambia
Dorylus fulvus juvenculus Dorylinae Dorylus fulvus juvenculus Shuckard Morocco
Dorylus labiatus Dorylinae Dorylus labiatus Shuckard India
Dorylus longicornis Dorylinae Dorylus longicornis Shuckard Synonym, see Dorylus orientalis
Dorylus nigricans burmeisteri Dorylinae Dorylus nigricans burmeisteri Shuckard Sierra Leone
Dorylus westwoodii Dorylinae Dorylus westwoodii Shuckard "South America" (locality incorrect)
Formica carinata Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus carinata Brullé Homonym, see Camponotus brullei
Formica pubescens Brullé Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus pubescens Brullé Homonym, see Camponotus feae
Labidus curtisii Dorylinae Dorylus curtisii Shuckard Synonym, see Dorylus orientalis
Labidus fargeavii Dorylinae Eciton fargeavii Shuckard Synonym, see Eciton quadriglume
Labidus illigeri Dorylinae Neivamyrmex illigeri Shuckard Synonym, see Neivamyrmex pertii
Labidus jurinii Dorylinae Labidus jurinii Shuckard Synonym, see Labidus coecus
Labidus kirbii Dorylinae Dorylus kirbii Shuckard Synonym, see Dorylus fulvus
Labidus spinolae Shuckard Dorylinae Dorylus spinolae Shuckard Synonym, see Dorylus fulvus
Labidus thwaitsii Dorylinae Dorylus thwaitsii Shuckard Synonym, see Dorylus fulvus
Neivamyrmex dorbignii Dorylinae Neivamyrmex dorbignii Shuckard Bolivia
Neivamyrmex guerinii Dorylinae Neivamyrmex guerinii Shuckard Brazil
Neivamyrmex halidaii Dorylinae Neivamyrmex halidaii Shuckard Brazil
Neivamyrmex hopei Dorylinae Neivamyrmex hopei Shuckard Brazil
Neivamyrmex klugii Dorylinae Neivamyrmex klugii Shuckard Antilles
Neivamyrmex pertii Dorylinae Neivamyrmex pertii Shuckard Brazil
Neivamyrmex romandii Dorylinae Neivamyrmex romandii Shuckard Brazil
Neivamyrmex swainsonii Dorylinae Neivamyrmex swainsonii Shuckard Brazil
Solenopsis mandibularis Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Solenopsis mandibularis Westwood Synonym, see Solenopsis geminata
Typhlopone dahlbomii Dorylinae Dorylus dahlbomii Westwood Synonym, see Dorylus fulvus
Typhlopone shuckardi Dorylinae Dorylus shuckardi Westwood Synonym, see Dorylus fulvus