Taxa Described in 1887

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The following 11 genera were described in 1887 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Acanthognathus Myrmicinae Attini Mayr Acanthognathus ocellatus 7
Acanthostichus Dorylinae Mayr Typhlopone serratula, now Acanthostichus serratulus 23
Calyptomyrmex Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Emery Calyptomyrmex beccarii 38
Heteroponera Heteroponerinae Mayr Heteroponera carinifrons 28
Holcoponera Mayr Ectatomminae Ectatommini Mayr Gnamptogenys striatula Synonym, see Gnamptogenys
Laparomyrmex Myrmicinae Liomyrmecini Emery Laparomyrmex gestroi, now Liomyrmex gestroi Synonym, see Liomyrmex
Procryptocerus Myrmicinae Attini Emery Meranoplus striatus, now Procryptocerus striatus 45
Pseudolasius Formicinae Lasiini Emery Formica familiaris, now Pseudolasius familiaris 66
Stictoponera Ectatomminae Ectatommini Mayr Ponera coxalis, now Gnamptogenys coxalis Synonym, see Gnamptogenys
Thaumatomyrmex Ponerinae Ponerini Mayr Thaumatomyrmex mutilatus 13
Xiphomyrmex Myrmicinae Tetramoriini Forel Tetramorium kelleri Synonym, see Tetramorium

The following 202 species/subspecies were described in 1887 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Acanthognathus ocellatus Myrmicinae Attini Acanthognathus ocellatus Mayr Brazil
Acromyrmex disciger Myrmicinae Attini Acromyrmex disciger Mayr Brazil
Acropyga decedens Formicinae Plagiolepidini Acropyga decedens Mayr Brazil
Amblyopone laevidens Amblyoponinae Amblyopone laevidens Emery Synonym, see Amblyopone australis
Anochetus altisquamis Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus altisquamis Mayr Brazil
Anochetus madagascarensis Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus madagascarensis Forel Madagascar
Anochetus orientalis Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus orientalis André Vietnam
Anonychomyrma extensa Dolichoderinae Anonychomyrma extensa Emery Indonesia
Aphaenogaster beccarii Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster beccarii Emery Indonesia
Aphaenogaster laevior Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster laevior Emery Indonesia
Basiceros convexiceps Myrmicinae Attini Basiceros convexiceps Mayr Brazil
Basiceros disciger Myrmicinae Attini Basiceros disciger Mayr Brazil
Bothroponera comorensis Ponerinae Ponerini Bothroponera comorensis André Madagascar
Bothroponera wasmannii Ponerinae Ponerini Bothroponera wasmannii Forel Madagascar
Brachymyrmex admotus Formicinae Myrmelachistini Brachymyrmex admotus Mayr Brazil
Brachymyrmex coactus Formicinae Myrmelachistini Brachymyrmex coactus Mayr Brazil
Brachymyrmex pictus Formicinae Myrmelachistini Brachymyrmex pictus Mayr Brazil
Brachymyrmex pilipes Formicinae Myrmelachistini Brachymyrmex pilipes Mayr Brazil
Buniapone amblyops Ponerinae Ponerini Buniapone amblyops Emery Indonesia
Calomyrmex albertisi Formicinae Camponotini Calomyrmex albertisi Emery Papua New Guinea
Calyptomyrmex beccarii Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Calyptomyrmex beccarii Emery Australia
Camponotus alboannulatus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus alboannulatus Mayr Brazil
Camponotus angulicollis Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus angulicollis Emery Synonym, see Camponotus linnaei
Camponotus beccarii Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus beccarii Emery Indonesia
Camponotus confusus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus confusus Emery Australia
Camponotus cressoni Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus cressoni André Mexico
Camponotus divergens Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus divergens Mayr Brazil
Camponotus edmondi Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus edmondi André Madagascar
Camponotus korthalsiae Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus korthalsiae Emery Indonesia
Camponotus lividipes Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus lividipes Emery Australia
Camponotus nossibeensis Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus nossibeensis André Madagascar
Camponotus pallescens Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus pallescens Mayr Brazil
Camponotus pallidiceps Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus pallidiceps Emery Australia
Camponotus propinquus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus propinquus Mayr Brazil
Camponotus quadrilaterus Mayr Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus quadrilaterus Mayr Homonym, see Camponotus sanctaefidei
Camponotus scissus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus scissus Mayr Brazil
Camponotus sericatus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus sericatus Mayr Brazil
Camponotus somalinus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus somalinus André Somalia
Camponotus subnitidus famelicus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus subnitidus famelicus Emery Australia
Camponotus tripartitus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus tripartitus Mayr Brazil
Camponotus turkestanicus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus turkestanicus Emery Kazakhstan
Camponotus variegatus comottoi Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus variegatus comottoi Emery Myanmar
Carebara pygmaea Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara pygmaea Emery Sri Lanka
Colobopsis clerodendri Formicinae Camponotini Colobopsis clerodendri Emery Borneo
Crematogaster brevis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster brevis Emery Indonesia
Crematogaster cisplatinalis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster cisplatinalis Mayr Uruguay
Crematogaster corticicola Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster corticicola Mayr Brazil
Crematogaster hova Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster hova Forel Madagascar
Crematogaster madagascariensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster madagascariensis André Madagascar
Crematogaster ranavalonae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster ranavalonae Forel Madagascar
Crematogaster tetracantha Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster tetracantha Emery New Guinea
Cyphomyrmex kirbyi Myrmicinae Attini Cyphomyrmex kirbyi Mayr Colombia
Diacamma cyaneiventre Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma cyaneiventre André India
Diacamma rugosum birmanum Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma rugosum birmanum Emery Myanmar
Diacamma rugosum celebense Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma rugosum celebense Emery Indonesia
Diacamma rugosum javanum Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma rugosum javanum Emery Indonesia
Diacamma timorense Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma timorense Emery Indonesia
Dinomyrmex gigas borneensis Formicinae Camponotini Dinomyrmex gigas borneensis Emery Borneo
Dolichoderus beccarii Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus beccarii Emery Indonesia
Dolichoderus doriae Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus doriae Emery Australia
Dolichoderus furcifer Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus furcifer Emery Indonesia
Dolichoderus gibbifer Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus gibbifer Emery Indonesia
Dolichoderus semirufus Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus semirufus André Synonym, see Dolichoderus taprobanae
Dolichoderus tuberifer Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus tuberifer Emery Indonesia
Dorylus klugi Dorylinae Dorylus klugi Emery Synonym, see Dorylus laevigatus
Echinopla striata goramensis Formicinae Camponotini Echinopla striata goramensis Emery Indonesia
Eciton schlechtendali Dorylinae Nomamyrmex schlechtendali Mayr Synonym, see Nomamyrmex hartigii
Fulakora armigera Amblyoponinae Fulakora armigera Mayr Brazil
Fulakora chilensis Amblyoponinae Fulakora chilensis Mayr Chile
Gnamptogenys annulata Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys annulata Mayr Brazil
Gnamptogenys continua Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys continua Mayr Brazil
Gnamptogenys interrupta Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys interrupta Mayr South America
Gnamptogenys menadensis Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys menadensis Mayr Indonesia
Gnamptogenys triangularis Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys triangularis Mayr Uruguay
Heteroponera carinifrons Heteroponerinae Heteroponera carinifrons Mayr Chile
Heteroponera dentinodis Heteroponerinae Heteroponera dentinodis Mayr Brazil
Hylomyrma reitteri Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Hylomyrma reitteri Mayr Brazil
Hypoponera foreli Ponerinae Ponerini Hypoponera foreli Mayr Brazil
Hypoponera opaciceps Ponerinae Ponerini Hypoponera opaciceps Mayr Brazil
Hypoponera trigona Ponerinae Ponerini Hypoponera trigona Mayr Brazil
Leptogenys chalybaea Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys chalybaea Emery Malaysia
Leptogenys diminuta opacinodis Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys diminuta opacinodis Emery Indonesia
Leptogenys myops Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys myops Emery Indonesia
Leptogenys peuqueti Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys peuqueti André Myanmar
Leptogenys processionalis distinguenda Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys processionalis distinguenda Emery Borneo
Leptogenys purpurea Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys purpurea Emery New Guinea
Leptothorax canadensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Leptothorax canadensis Provancher Synonym, see Leptothorax muscorum
Liomyrmex gestroi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Liomyrmex gestroi Emery New Guinea
Lobopelta distinguenda andrei Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys distinguenda andrei Emery Synonym, see Leptogenys processionalis
Macromischa cressoni Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole cressoni André Synonym, see Pheidole ursus
Monomorium bidentatum Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium bidentatum Mayr Chile
Monomorium denticulatum Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium denticulatum Mayr Chile
Mycetophylax asper Myrmicinae Attini Mycetophylax asper Mayr Brazil
Mycetophylax auritus Myrmicinae Attini Mycetophylax auritus Mayr Brazil
Mycetophylax strigatus Myrmicinae Attini Mycetophylax strigatus Mayr Brazil
Myopopone beccarii Amblyoponinae Myopopone beccarii Emery Synonym, see Myopopone castanea
Myrmecina sulcata Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina sulcata Emery Indonesia
Myrmecocystus iridescens Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus iridescens Emery Synonym, see Melophorus aeneovirens
Myrmelachista catharinae Formicinae Myrmelachistini Myrmelachista catharinae Mayr Brazil
Myrmelachista gallicola Formicinae Myrmelachistini Myrmelachista gallicola Mayr Uruguay
Myrmelachista mayri monticola Formicinae Myrmelachistini Myrmelachista mayri monticola Mayr Synonym, see Myrmelachista mayri
Myrmelachista nodigera Formicinae Myrmelachistini Myrmelachista nodigera Mayr Brazil
Myrmelachista rogeri Formicinae Myrmelachistini Myrmelachista rogeri André Cuba
Myrmicocrypta squamosa uncinata Myrmicinae Attini Myrmicocrypta squamosa uncinata Mayr Brazil
Nesomyrmex asper Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex asper Mayr Brazil
Nesomyrmex sculptiventris Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex sculptiventris Mayr Brazil
Nesomyrmex spininodis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex spininodis Mayr Brazil
Nesomyrmex vicinus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex vicinus Mayr Brazil
Ochetellus punctatissimus Dolichoderinae Ochetellus punctatissimus Emery Australia
Octostruma petiolata Myrmicinae Attini Octostruma petiolata Mayr Brazil
Octostruma rugifera Myrmicinae Attini Octostruma rugifera Mayr Brazil
Odontomachus imperator Ponerinae Ponerini Odontomachus imperator Emery New Guinea
Odontomachus papuanus Ponerinae Ponerini Odontomachus papuanus Emery New Guinea
Oxyepoecus rastratus Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Oxyepoecus rastratus Mayr Brazil
Paraparatrechina opaca Formicinae Lasiini Paraparatrechina opaca Emery Indonesia
Pheidole auropilosa Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole auropilosa Mayr Brazil
Pheidole bergi Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole bergi Mayr Argentina
Pheidole brevicona Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole brevicona Mayr Brazil
Pheidole cameroni Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole cameroni Mayr Ecuador
Pheidole capellinii Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole capellinii Emery Indonesia
Pheidole cavannae Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole cavannae Emery Synonym, see Pheidole fervens
Pheidole crassipes Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole crassipes Mayr Synonym, see Pheidole tristis
Pheidole emeryi Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole emeryi Mayr Synonym, see Pheidole tristis
Pheidole exigua tuberculata Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole exigua tuberculata Mayr Synonym, see Pheidole flavens
Pheidole flavida Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole flavida Mayr Brazil
Pheidole gibba Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole gibba Mayr Brazil
Pheidole laevifrons Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole laevifrons Mayr Brazil
Pheidole lignicola Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole lignicola Mayr Brazil
Pheidole magrettii Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole magrettii Emery Indonesia
Pheidole obtusopilosa Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole obtusopilosa Mayr Uruguay
Pheidole partita Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole partita Mayr Synonym, see Pheidole susannae
Pheidole pubiventris Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole pubiventris Mayr Brazil
Pheidole smithi Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole smithi Emery Synonym, see Pheidole quadrispinosa
Pheidole spininodis Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole spininodis Mayr Argentina
Pheidole transversostriata Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole transversostriata Mayr Guyana
Pheidole velox Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole velox Emery Indonesia
Philidris myrmecodiae Dolichoderinae Philidris myrmecodiae Emery Malaysia
Podomyrma abdominalis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Podomyrma abdominalis Emery Indonesia
Podomyrma albertisi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Podomyrma albertisi Emery New Guinea
Podomyrma gracilis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Podomyrma gracilis Emery Synonym, see Podomyrma laevifrons
Podomyrma maculiventris Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Podomyrma maculiventris Emery Australia
Pogonomyrmex cunicularius Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Pogonomyrmex cunicularius Mayr Argentina
Pogonomyrmex uruguayensis Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Pogonomyrmex uruguayensis Mayr Uruguay
Polyrhachis albertisi Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis albertisi Emery New Guinea
Polyrhachis bellicosa crudelis Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis bellicosa crudelis Emery Synonym, see Polyrhachis bellicosa
Polyrhachis connectens Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis connectens Emery Synonym, see Polyrhachis andromache
Polyrhachis connectens australiae Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis connectens australiae Emery Synonym, see Polyrhachis andromache
Polyrhachis continua Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis continua Emery Indonesia
Polyrhachis cryptoceroides Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis cryptoceroides Emery Indonesia
Polyrhachis debilis Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis debilis Emery New Guinea
Polyrhachis exarata Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis exarata Emery Indonesia
Polyrhachis goramensis Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis goramensis Emery Indonesia
Polyrhachis gracilis Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis gracilis Emery Synonym, see Polyrhachis schang
Polyrhachis gribodoi Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis gribodoi Emery Indonesia
Polyrhachis inconspicua Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis inconspicua Emery Australia
Polyrhachis insularis Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis insularis Emery Australia
Polyrhachis isacantha Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis isacantha Emery Indonesia
Polyrhachis moesta Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis moesta Emery Indonesia
Polyrhachis reclinata Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis reclinata Emery Papua New Guinea
Polyrhachis revoili Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis revoili André Somalia
Polyrhachis sculpta Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis sculpta Emery New Guinea
Polyrhachis solmsi Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis solmsi Emery Indonesia
Polyrhachis sumatrensis hamulata Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis sumatrensis hamulata Emery Synonym, see Polyrhachis sculpturata
Polyrhachis tricuspis Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis tricuspis André Indonesia
Polyrhachis variolosa Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis variolosa Emery Synonym, see Polyrhachis bubastes
Polyrhachis wallacei Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis wallacei Emery Indonesia
Polyrhachis ypsilon Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis ypsilon Emery Singapore
Polyrhachis zopyra imbellis Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis zopyra imbellis Emery Indonesia
Pristomyrmex brevispinosus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Pristomyrmex brevispinosus Emery Indonesia
Pristomyrmex parumpunctatus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Pristomyrmex parumpunctatus Emery Synonym, see Pristomyrmex umbripennis
Procryptocerus adlerzi Myrmicinae Attini Procryptocerus adlerzi Mayr Brazil
Procryptocerus convergens Myrmicinae Attini Procryptocerus convergens Mayr Brazil
Pseudolasius breviceps Formicinae Lasiini Pseudolasius breviceps Emery Indonesia
Pseudolasius pheidolinus Formicinae Lasiini Pseudolasius pheidolinus Emery Indonesia
Pseudomyrma mutica Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex mutica Mayr Synonym, see Pseudomyrmex phyllophilus
Pseudoneoponera mayri Ponerinae Ponerini Pseudoneoponera mayri Emery Australia
Pseudoneoponera sublaevis Ponerinae Ponerini Pseudoneoponera sublaevis Emery Australia
Rhytidoponera purpurea Ectatomminae Ectatommini Rhytidoponera purpurea Emery Indonesia
Rhytidoponera strigosa Ectatomminae Ectatommini Rhytidoponera strigosa Emery New Guinea
Simopelta curvata Ponerinae Ponerini Simopelta curvata Mayr Brazil
Strumigenys cordovensis Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys cordovensis Mayr Mexico
Strumigenys crassicornis Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys crassicornis Mayr Brazil
Strumigenys cultrigera Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys cultrigera Mayr Brazil
Strumigenys denticulata Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys denticulata Mayr Brazil
Strumigenys doriae Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys doriae Emery Indonesia
Strumigenys imitator Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys imitator Mayr Synonym, see Strumigenys elongata
Strumigenys ornata Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys ornata Mayr United States
Strumigenys saliens Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys saliens Mayr Brazil
Strumigenys subedentata Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys subedentata Mayr Brazil
Strumigenys unidentata Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys unidentata Mayr Synonym, see Strumigenys louisianae
Tapinoma boreale Provancher Dolichoderinae Tapinoma boreale Provancher Synonym, see Tapinoma sessile
Technomyrmex grandis Dolichoderinae Technomyrmex grandis Emery Indonesia
Tetramorium blochmannii Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium blochmannii Forel Synonym, see Tetramorium sericeiventre
Tetramorium kelleri Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium kelleri Forel Madagascar
Tetramorium obesum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium obesum André India
Tetramorium papuanum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium papuanum Emery Synonym, see Tetramorium scabrosum
Tetramorium punctiventre Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium punctiventre Emery New Guinea
Tetraponera sahlbergii Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera sahlbergii Forel Madagascar
Thaumatomyrmex mutilatus Ponerinae Ponerini Thaumatomyrmex mutilatus Mayr Brazil
Trichomyrmex muticus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Trichomyrmex muticus Emery Myanmar
Vollenhovia subtilis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia subtilis Emery Indonesia
Vollenhovia subtilis affinis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia subtilis affinis Emery New Guinea