Myrmeciini

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


Tribe MYRMECIINI
Myrmeciidae Emery, 1877a: 71. Type-genus: Myrmecia.
Taxonomic history
Myrmeciini as tribe of Ponerinae: Forel, 1893a: 162 [Myrmecii]; Emery, 1895j: 766 [Myrmecii]; Emery, 1901a: 36 [Myrmecii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 134 [Myrmecii]; Emery, 1911d: 17; Forel, 1917: 235; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 636, 640; subsequent authors to the following.
Myrmeciini as tribe of Myrmeciinae: Brown, 1954e: 23; all subsequent authors.
Genus of Myrmeciini: Myrmecia.


Subfamily, tribe and genus Myrmecia references
Smith, F. 1858b: 143 (diagnosis); Roger, 1863b: 22 (catalogue); Mayr, 1862: 723 (all species key); Mayr, 1863: 429 (catalogue); Mayr, 1865: 18 (diagnosis); Forel, 1893a: 162 (diagnosis); Dalla Torre, 1893: 19 (catalogue); Emery, 1895j: 766 (diagnosis); Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 134 (diagnosis); Emery, 1911d: 17 (diagnosis, subgenera key, catalogue); Forel, 1917: 235 (synoptic classification); Clark, 1943: 85 (Promyrmecia species key); Clark, 1951: 21, 119 (Myrmecia, Promyrmecia species revisions, keys); Brown, 1953j: 1 (revisionary notes); Brown, 1954e: 22 (diagnosis, phylogeny); Eisner, 1957: 449 (proventriculus morphology); Brown, 1958h: 10 (New Zealand); Gotwald, 1969: 113 (mouthparts morphology); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1972a: 38 (diagnosis); Brown, 1973b: 165 (genera, distribution); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 46 (larvae, review & synthesis); Greenslade, 1979: 11 (South Australia, review); Kugler, C. 1980b: 263 (sting structure); Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 6 (Australia catalogue); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1985: 256 (synoptic classification); Billen, 1986: 170 (Dufour's gland); Taylor, 1987a: 41 (Australia, New Caledonia & New Zealand checklists); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 77 (synoptic classification); Billen, 1988: 27 (comparison of genera); Billen, 1990: 133 (sting bulb gland); Ogata, 1991a: 353 (species groups review, phylogeny); Ogata & Taylor, 1991d: 1623 (all species review, key); Brandão, 1991: 390 (Neotropical *fauna, synoptic classification); Baroni Urbani, Bolton & Ward, 1992: 317 (phylogeny); Bolton, 1994: 73 (diagnosis, synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1050 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 270 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1999: 119 (Australia, synopsis); Baroni Urbani, 2000: 480 (phylogeny); Dlussky & Rasnitsyn, 2002: 418 (*fossil taxa, diagnosis for impression fossils); Ward & Brady, 2003: 361 (phylogeny, classification); Bolton, 2003: 29, 131 (diagnosis, synopsis); Brady, Schultz, et al. 2006: 18173 (phylogeny); Moreau, Bell, et al. 2006: 102 (phylogeny); Archibald, Cover & Moreau, 2006: 505 (*fossil taxa, morphology, systematics, discussion); Heterick, 2009: 119 (south-western Australia species key); Keller, 2011: 1 (morphology, phylogeny).