Ectatommini

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The tribe Ectatommini belongs to the subfamily Ectatomminae. For a list of genera contained within this tribe see Ectatommini genera, for species see Ectatommini species.

Synopsis


Tribe ECTATOMMINI
Ectatommii Emery, 1895j: 767. Type-genus: Ectatomma.
Taxonomic history
Ectatommini as tribe of Pachycondylinae: Ashmead, 1905b: 382.
Ectatommini as tribe of Ponerinae: Emery, 1895j: 767 [Ectatommii]; Emery, 1901a: 36 [Ectatommii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 134 [Ectatommii]; Emery, 1911d: 30; Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 33; Forel, 1917: 236; Gallardo, 1918b: 7; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 638; Brown, 1958g: 175; Kusnezov, 1964: 50; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1985: 256; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 10; Jaffe, 1993: 8; Bolton, 1994: 164.
Ectatommini as tribe of Ectatomminae: Bolton, 2003: 46.


Junior synonym of ECTATOMMINI


Stictoponerini Arnol'di, 1930d: 161. Type-genus: Stictoponera (junior synonym of Gnamptogenys).
Taxonomic history
Stictoponerini as subtribe of Ectatommini: Arnol'di, 1930d: 161.
Stictoponerini as junior synonym of Ectatommini: Taylor, 1980c: 354; Bolton, 1994: 164; Bolton, 2003: 46.
Genera (extant) of Ectatommini: Ectatomma, Gnamptogenys, Rhytidoponera.
Genus (extinct) incertae sedis in Ectatommini: *Electroponera.


Tribe Ectatommini references
Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 134 (diagnosis); Emery, 1911d: 30 (diagnosis, genera key); Forel, 1917: 236 (synoptic classification); Gallardo, 1918b: 11 (Argentina, key); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 642 (genera key); Brown, 1958g: 185 (all genera revision, key); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 49 (larvae, review & synthesis); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 10 (synoptic classification); Brandão, 1991: 389 (Neotropical, synoptic classification); Kugler, C. 1991: 155 (sting structure, phylogeny); Bolton, 1994: 164 (synoptic classification); Lattke, 1994: 105 (phylogeny); Bolton, 1995a: 1042 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 11 (catalogue); Keller, 2000: 59 (phylogeny); Bolton, 2003: 46, 173 (diagnosis, synopsis); Ouellette, Fisher et al. 2006: 359 (phylogeny); Fernández & Arias-Penna, 2008: 30 (Neotropical genera key).