Taxa Described in 2015

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The following 4 genera were described in 2015 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Agastomyrma Myrmicinae Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Agastomyrma laticeps Yes 1
Aretidris Myrmicinae Crematogastrini General Aretidris buenaventei 2
Biamomyrma Myrmicinae Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Biamomyrma zherikhini Yes 3
Ktunaxia Dolichoderinae LaPolla & Greenwlalt Ktunaxia jucunda Yes 1

The following 172 species/subspecies were described in 2015 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Acromyrmex charruanus Myrmicinae Attini Acromyrmex charruanus Rabeling, Schultz, Bacci & Bollazzi Uruguay
Aenictus hoelldobleri Dorylinae Aenictus hoelldobleri Stabb China
Aenictus sirenicus Dorylinae Aenictus sirenicus Yamane & Wang, W. Malaysia
Aenictus yangi Dorylinae Aenictus yangi Liu, Hita Garcia, Peng & Economo China
Agastomyrma laticeps Myrmicinae Agastomyrma laticeps Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Aretidris buenaventei Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Aretidris buenaventei General Philippines
Aretidris clousei Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Aretidris clousei General Philippines
Austroponera schneideri Ponerinae Ponerini Austroponera schneideri Kaulfuss & Dlussky Yes
Baikuris maximus Sphecomyrminae Sphecomyrmini Baikuris maximus Perrichot Yes
Biamomyrma lata Myrmicinae Biamomyrma lata Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Biamomyrma rugosa Myrmicinae Biamomyrma rugosa Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Biamomyrma zherikhini Myrmicinae Biamomyrma zherikhini Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Blepharidatta delabiei Myrmicinae Attini Blepharidatta delabiei Brandao, Feitosa & Diniz France
Blepharidatta fernandezi Myrmicinae Attini Blepharidatta fernandezi Brandao, Feitosa & Diniz France
Carebara lilith Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara lilith Fischer, Azorsa & Hita Garcia Ivory Coast
Carebara phragmotica Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara phragmotica Fischer, Azorsa & Hita Garcia Kenya
Casaleia orientalis Amblyoponinae Casaleia orientalis Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Cataglyphis fisheri Formicinae Formicini Cataglyphis fisheri Sharaf & Aldawood United Arab Emirates
Crematogaster aurora Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster aurora LaPolla & Greenwlalt Yes
Crematogaster erectepilosa Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster erectepilosa Salata & Borowiec Greece
Crematogaster fumikoae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster fumikoae Hosoishi & Ogata Thailand
Crematogaster gullukdagensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster gullukdagensis Salata & Borowiec Greece
Crematogaster hashimi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster hashimi Hosoishi Malaysia
Crematogaster imperfecta Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster imperfecta Hosoishi Malaysia
Diacamma brevistriatum Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma brevistriatum Laciny, Pal & Zettel Malaysia
Diacamma caeruleum Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma caeruleum Laciny, Pal & Zettel Philippines
Diacamma carbonarium Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma carbonarium Laciny, Pal & Zettel Philippines
Diacamma generali Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma generali Laciny, Pal & Zettel Philippines
Diacamma holzschuhi Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma holzschuhi Laciny, Pal & Zettel Laos
Diacamma magdalenae Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma magdalenae Laciny, Pal & Zettel Indonesia
Diacamma viridipurpureum quezonicum Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma viridipurpureum quezonicum Laciny, Pal & Zettel Philippines
Discothyrea periyarensis Proceratiinae Proceratiini Discothyrea periyarensis Bharti, Akbar & Singh India
Dolichoderus dlusskyi Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus dlusskyi LaPolla & Greenwlalt Yes
Dolichoderus pinguis Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus pinguis Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Echinopla angustata Formicinae Camponotini Echinopla angustata Zettel & Laciny Philippines
Echinopla brevisetosa Formicinae Camponotini Echinopla brevisetosa Zettel & Laciny Philippines
Echinopla circulus Formicinae Camponotini Echinopla circulus Zettel & Laciny Malaysia
Echinopla fisheri Formicinae Camponotini Echinopla fisheri Zettel & Laciny Malaysia
Echinopla madli Formicinae Camponotini Echinopla madli Zettel & Laciny Thailand
Echinopla mezgeri Formicinae Camponotini Echinopla mezgeri Zettel & Laciny Malaysia
Echinopla subtilis Formicinae Camponotini Echinopla subtilis Zettel & Laciny Malaysia
Echinopla wardi Formicinae Camponotini Echinopla wardi Zettel & Laciny Malaysia
Emplastus biamoensis Dolichoderinae Emplastus biamoensis Perfilieva & Rasnitsyn Yes
Emplastus elongatus Dolichoderinae Emplastus elongatus Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Emplastus macrops Dolichoderinae Emplastus macrops Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Eoformica brevipetiola Uncertain Eoformica brevipetiola LaPolla & Greenwlalt Yes
Eoformica latimedia Uncertain Eoformica latimedia LaPolla & Greenwlalt Yes
Formica annosa Formicinae Formicini Formica annosa LaPolla & Greenwlalt Yes
Formica biamoensis Formicinae Formicini Formica biamoensis Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Formica paleosibirica Formicinae Formicini Formica paleosibirica Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Gesomyrmex incertus Formicinae Gesomyrmecini Gesomyrmex incertus Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Gesomyrmex macrops Formicinae Gesomyrmecini Gesomyrmex macrops Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Gesomyrmex magnus Formicinae Gesomyrmecini Gesomyrmex magnus Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Heteroponera darlingtonorum Heteroponerinae Heteroponera darlingtonorum Taylor Australia
Heteroponera ecarinata Heteroponerinae Heteroponera ecarinata Taylor Australia
Heteroponera lioprocta Heteroponerinae Heteroponera lioprocta Taylor Australia
Heteroponera monteithi Heteroponerinae Heteroponera monteithi Taylor Australia
Heteroponera pendergrasti Heteroponerinae Heteroponera pendergrasti Taylor Australia
Heteroponera rhodopygea Heteroponerinae Heteroponera rhodopygea Taylor Australia
Heteroponera trachypyx Heteroponerinae Heteroponera trachypyx Taylor Australia
Heteroponera viviennae Heteroponerinae Heteroponera viviennae Taylor Australia
Heteroponera wilsoni Heteroponerinae Heteroponera wilsoni Taylor Australia
Hypoponera kashmirensis Ponerinae Ponerini Hypoponera kashmirensis Bharti, Akbar, Wachkoo & Singh India
Hypoponera schmidti Ponerinae Ponerini Hypoponera schmidti Bharti, Akbar, Wachkoo & Singh India
Hypoponera shattucki Ponerinae Ponerini Hypoponera shattucki Bharti, Akbar, Wachkoo & Singh India
Ktunaxia jucunda Dolichoderinae Ktunaxia jucunda LaPolla & Greenwlalt Yes
Lasius glom Formicinae Lasiini Lasius glom LaPolla & Greenwlalt Yes
Leptanilloides chihuahuaensis Dorylinae Leptanilloides chihuahuaensis MacGown, Schiefer & Branstetter United States
Leptanilloides copalinga Dorylinae Leptanilloides copalinga Delsinne & Donoso Ecuador
Leptanilloides prometea Dorylinae Leptanilloides prometea Delsinne & Donoso Ecuador
Leptogenys sunzii Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys sunzii Xu, Z. & He China
Leptogenys yandii Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys yandii Xu, Z. & He China
Liometopum incognitum Dolichoderinae Tapinomini Liometopum incognitum Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Meranoplus dlusskyi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Meranoplus dlusskyi Zryanin Vietnam
Monomorium broschorum Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium broschorum Sparks Australia
Monomorium capeyork Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium capeyork Sparks Australia
Monomorium eremoides Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium eremoides Sparks Australia
Monomorium eremum Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium eremum Sparks Australia
Monomorium geminum Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium geminum Sparks Australia
Monomorium hertogi Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium hertogi Sparks Australia
Monomorium hoffmanni Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium hoffmanni Sparks Australia
Monomorium kidman Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium kidman Sparks Australia
Monomorium maryannae Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium maryannae Sparks Australia
Monomorium merepah Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium merepah Sparks Australia
Monomorium mitchell Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium mitchell Sparks Australia
Monomorium oodnadatta Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium oodnadatta Sparks Australia
Monomorium pilbara Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium pilbara Sparks Australia
Monomorium speculum Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium speculum Sparks Australia
Monomorium stagnum Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium stagnum Sparks Australia
Monomorium tenebrosum Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium tenebrosum Sparks Australia
Monomorium topend Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium topend Sparks Australia
Monomorium torrens Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium torrens Sparks Australia
Myopias darioi Ponerinae Ponerini Myopias darioi Probst & Boudinot Malaysia
Myrmecia banksi Myrmeciinae Myrmeciini Myrmecia banksi Taylor Australia
Myrmecia haskinsorum Myrmeciinae Myrmeciini Myrmecia haskinsorum Taylor Australia
Myrmecia imaii Myrmeciinae Myrmeciini Myrmecia imaii Taylor Australia
Myrmecia impaternata Myrmeciinae Myrmeciini Myrmecia impaternata Taylor Australia
Myrmecina cooperi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina cooperi Deyrup United States
Myrmecites dubius Myrmicinae Myrmecites dubius Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Myrmecites major Myrmicinae Myrmecites major Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Myrmecites sibiricus Myrmicinae Myrmecites sibiricus Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Myrmecorhynchus novaeseelandiae Formicinae Melophorini Myrmecorhynchus novaeseelandiae Kaulfuss & Dlussky Yes
Nesomyrmex capricornis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex capricornis Csösz & Fisher Madagascar
Nesomyrmex hafahafa Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex hafahafa Csösz & Fisher Madagascar
Nesomyrmex medusus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex medusus Csösz & Fisher Madagascar
Nesomyrmex spinosus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex spinosus Csösz & Fisher Madagascar
Nylanderia himalayana Formicinae Lasiini Nylanderia himalayana Wachkoo & Bharti India
Odontomachus minangkabau Ponerinae Ponerini Odontomachus minangkabau Satria, Kurushima, Herwina, Yamane & Eguchi Indonesia
Oecophylla kolhapurensis Formicinae Oecophyllini Oecophylla kolhapurensis Kurane, Bhoje & Sathe India
Oxyopomyrmex laevibus Myrmicinae Stenammini Oxyopomyrmex laevibus Salata & Borowiec Greece
Oxyopomyrmex magnus Myrmicinae Stenammini Oxyopomyrmex magnus Salata & Borowiec Spain
Oxyopomyrmex negevensis Myrmicinae Stenammini Oxyopomyrmex negevensis Salata & Borowiec Israel
Oxyopomyrmex polybotesi Myrmicinae Stenammini Oxyopomyrmex polybotesi Salata & Borowiec Greece
Oxyopomyrmex pygmalioni Myrmicinae Stenammini Oxyopomyrmex pygmalioni Salata & Borowiec Cyprus
Pachycondyla aberrans Ponerinae Pachycondyla aberrans Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Pachycondyla oligocenica Ponerinae Pachycondyla oligocenica Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Pachycondyla parvula Ponerinae Pachycondyla parvula Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Paraneuretus dubovikoffi Aneuretinae Paraneuretus dubovikoffi Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Pheidole protaxi Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole protaxi Oliveira & Lacau Brazil
Pogonomyrmex tinogasta Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Pogonomyrmex tinogasta Johnson Argentina
Polyrhachis kohouti Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis kohouti Hoffmann Australia
Ponera sikkimensis Ponerinae Ponerini Ponera sikkimensis Bharti & Rilta India
Ponerites kishenehne Ponerinae Ponerini Ponerites kishenehne LaPolla & Greenwlalt Yes
Prionopelta laurae Amblyoponinae Prionopelta laurae Overson & Fisher Madagascar
Prionopelta seychelles Amblyoponinae Prionopelta seychelles Overson & Fisher Seychelles
Prionopelta subtilis Amblyoponinae Prionopelta subtilis Overson & Fisher Madagascar
Prionopelta talos Amblyoponinae Prionopelta talos Overson & Fisher Madagascar
Prionopelta vampira Amblyoponinae Prionopelta vampira Overson & Fisher Madagascar
Prionopelta xerosilva Amblyoponinae Prionopelta xerosilva Overson & Fisher Madagascar
Pristomyrmex pangantihoni Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Pristomyrmex pangantihoni Zettel & Laciny Philippines
Proceratium petrosum Proceratiinae Proceratiini Proceratium petrosum Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes
Proceratium silisili Proceratiinae Proceratiini Proceratium silisili Liu, Fischer & Economo Samoa
Proceratium vinaka Proceratiinae Proceratiini Proceratium vinaka Hita Garcia, Sarnat & Economo Fiji
Proiridomyrmex rotundatus Dolichoderinae Proiridomyrmex rotundatus LaPolla & Greenwlalt Yes
Protanilla wardi Leptanillinae Anomalomyrmini Protanilla wardi Bharti & Akbar India
Protazteca eocenica Dolichoderinae Protazteca eocenica LaPolla & Greenwlalt Yes
Pseudomyrmex saxulum Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex saxulum LaPolla & Greenwlalt Yes
Recurvidris chanapaithooni Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Recurvidris chanapaithooni Jaitrong & Wiwatwitaya Thailand
Rhytidoponera gibsoni Ectatomminae Ectatommini Rhytidoponera gibsoni Kaulfuss & Dlussky Yes
Rhytidoponera waipiata Ectatomminae Ectatommini Rhytidoponera waipiata Kaulfuss & Dlussky Yes
Romblonella coryae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Romblonella coryae General & Buenavente Philippines
Simopelta anomma Ponerinae Ponerini Simopelta anomma Fernandes, Souza, Fernandez, Delabie & Schultz Brazil
Simopone yunnanensis Dorylinae Simopone yunnanensis Chen, Zhou & Liang China
Solenopsis longicephala Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Solenopsis longicephala Cuezzo & Fernandez Argentina
Solenopsites abdita Myrmicinae Solenopsites abdita LaPolla & Greenwlalt Yes
Stigmatomma crypticum Amblyoponinae Stigmatomma crypticum Eguchi, Bui, Yamane & Terayama Vietnam
Stigmatomma xui Amblyoponinae Stigmatomma xui Bharti & Rilta India
Strumigenys lojanensis Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys lojanensis Lattke & Aguirre Ecuador
Strumigenys madrigalae Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys madrigalae Lattke & Aguirre Ecuador
Temnothorax angulinodis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax angulinodis Csösz, Heinze & Mikó Greece
Temnothorax angustifrons Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax angustifrons Csösz, Heinze & Mikó Turkey
Temnothorax ariadnae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax ariadnae Csösz, Heinze & Mikó Greece
Temnothorax arnoldii Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax arnoldii Radchenko & Fedoseeva Russian Federation
Temnothorax brevidentis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax brevidentis Prebus Kenya
Temnothorax crasecundus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax crasecundus Seifert & Csősz Bulgaria
Temnothorax curtisetosus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax curtisetosus Salata & Borowiec Turkey
Temnothorax dlusskyi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax dlusskyi Radchenko, Yusupov & Fedoseeva Russian Federation
Temnothorax helenae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax helenae Csösz, Heinze & Mikó Greece
Temnothorax lucidus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax lucidus Csösz, Heinze & Mikó Turkey
Temnothorax mpala Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax mpala Prebus Kenya
Temnothorax rufus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax rufus Prebus Kenya
Temnothorax similis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax similis Csösz, Heinze & Mikó Turkey
Temnothorax solidinodus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax solidinodus Prebus Kenya
Temnothorax subtilis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax subtilis Csösz, Heinze & Mikó Turkey
Temnothorax tembotovi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax tembotovi Radchenko & Yusupov Russian Federation
Tetramorium cavernicola Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium cavernicola Hita Garcia & Fisher Madagascar
Tetramorium kulickae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium kulickae Radchenko & Dlussky Yes
Tetramorium paraarmatum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium paraarmatum Radchenko & Dlussky Yes
Tetramorium pisarskii Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium pisarskii Radchenko & Scupola Afghanistan
Tetramorium sabatinellii Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium sabatinellii Radchenko & Scupola Jordan
Wasmannia longiseta Myrmicinae Attini Wasmannia longiseta Cuezzo & Calcaterra Argentina
Ypresiomyrma orientalis Myrmeciinae Ypresiomyrma orientalis Dlussky, Rasnitsyn & Perfilieva Yes