Taxa Described in 2017

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The following 2 genera were described in 2017 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Boltonimecia Sphecomyrminae Zigrasimeciini Borysenko Sphecomyrma canadensis, now Boltonimecia canadensis Yes 1
Linguamyrmex Sphecomyrminae Haidomyrmecini Barden & Grimaldi Linguamyrmex vladi Yes 1

The following 147 species/subspecies were described in 2017 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Acropyga oreithauma Formicinae Plagiolepidini Acropyga oreithauma LaPolla, Williams & Fan Panama
Adelomyrmex dorae Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Adelomyrmex dorae Garcia-Martinez Mexico
Anochetus annetteae Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus annetteae Sharaf Oman
Aphaenogaster montana Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster montana Mackay Mexico
Aphaenogaster punctatissima Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster punctatissima Mackay Mexico
Aphaenogaster reticulaticeps Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster reticulaticeps Mackay Mexico
Bothroponera notaula Ponerinae Ponerini Bothroponera notaula Joma & Mackay Tanzania
Bothroponera pilosuperficia Ponerinae Ponerini Bothroponera pilosuperficia Joma & Mackay Gabon
Bothroponera ryderae Ponerinae Ponerini Bothroponera ryderae Joma & Mackay Tanzania
Camponotus efitra Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus efitra Rakotonirina, Csősz & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus jodina Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus jodina Rasoamanana, Csősz & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus karaha Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus karaha Rasoamanana, Csősz & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus longicollis Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus longicollis Rasoamanana, Csősz & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus maintikibo Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus maintikibo Rakotonirina, Csősz & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus mita Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus mita Rakotonirina, Csősz & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus praegracilis Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus praegracilis Karaman & Kiran Turkey
Cardiocondyla compressa Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Cardiocondyla compressa Seifert Australia
Cardiocondyla itsukii Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Cardiocondyla itsukii Seifert, Okita & Heinze Japan
Carebara quratulain Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara quratulain Akbar & Bharti India
Dolichoderus tavridus Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus tavridus Perfilieva, Dubovikoff & Dlussky Yes
Echinopla lateropilosa Formicinae Camponotini Echinopla lateropilosa Zettel & Laciny Malaysia
Enneamerus costatus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Enneamerus costatus Radchenko & Dlussky Yes
Gnamptogenys dentihumera Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys dentihumera Chen, Lattke & Zhou China
Gnamptogenys nanlingensis Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys nanlingensis Chen, Lattke & Zhou China
Gnamptogenys quadrutinodules Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys quadrutinodules Chen, Lattke & Zhou China
Hylomyrma montana Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Hylomyrma montana Peirce, Branstetter & Longino Costa Rica
Hylomyrma plumosa Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Hylomyrma plumosa Pierce, Branstetter & Longino Costa Rica
Leptogenys breviloba Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys breviloba Arimoto Malaysia
Leptogenys curva Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys curva Arimoto Indonesia
Leptogenys itoi Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys itoi Arimoto Malaysia
Leptogenys kanaoi Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys kanaoi Arimoto Malaysia
Leptogenys malayana Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys malayana Arimoto Malaysia
Leptogenys polaszeki Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys polaszeki Sharaf & Akbar Saudi Arabia
Linguamyrmex vladi Sphecomyrminae Haidomyrmecini Linguamyrmex vladi Barden & Grimaldi Yes
Melophorus andersenioides Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus andersenioides Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus ankylochaetes Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus ankylochaetes Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus argus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus argus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus attenuipes Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus attenuipes Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus barbellulatus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus barbellulatus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus brevignathus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus brevignathus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus brevipalpus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus brevipalpus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus caeruleoviolaceus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus caeruleoviolaceus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus canus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus canus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus castaneus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus castaneus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus castanopus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus castanopus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus cerasinoniger Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus cerasinoniger Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus chauliodon Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus chauliodon Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus chrysus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus chrysus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus clypeatus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus clypeatus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus compactus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus compactus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus cuneatus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus cuneatus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus dicyrtos Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus dicyrtos Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus diversus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus diversus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus eumorphus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus eumorphus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus fulgidus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus fulgidus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus fulvidus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus fulvidus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus gibbosus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus gibbosus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus gilliatensis Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus gilliatensis Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus graciliceps Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus graciliceps Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus gracilipes Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus gracilipes Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus gracilis Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus gracilis Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus griseus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus griseus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus hexidens Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus hexidens Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus hirsutipes Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus hirsutipes Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus incisus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus incisus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus inconspicuus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus inconspicuus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus isaiah Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus isaiah Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus kuklos Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus kuklos Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus lanuginosus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus lanuginosus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus latinotus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus latinotus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus lissotriches Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus lissotriches Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus longiceps Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus longiceps Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus longipes Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus longipes Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus macrops Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus macrops Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus macroschismus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus macroschismus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus marmar Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus marmar Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus microreticulatus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus microreticulatus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus microtriches Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus microtriches Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus minimus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus minimus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus mullewaensis Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus mullewaensis Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus nemophilus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus nemophilus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus oblongiceps Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus oblongiceps Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus orthonotus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus orthonotus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus paramorphomenus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus paramorphomenus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus parvimolaris Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus parvimolaris Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus pelecygnathus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus pelecygnathus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus pelorocephalus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus pelorocephalus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus platyceps Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus platyceps Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus postlei Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus postlei Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus praesens Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus praesens Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus prominens Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus prominens Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus propebiroi Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus propebiroi Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus purpureus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus purpureus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus pusillus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus pusillus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus quadratus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus quadratus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus rufoniger Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus rufoniger Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus sericothrix Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus sericothrix Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus setosus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus setosus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus solitudinis Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus solitudinis Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus subulipalpus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus subulipalpus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus sulconotus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus sulconotus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus tenuis Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus tenuis Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus teretinotus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus teretinotus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus translucens Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus translucens Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus turbineus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus turbineus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus vitreus Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus vitreus Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Melophorus xouthos Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus xouthos Heterick, Castalanelli & Shattuck Australia
Monomorium elghazalyi Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium elghazalyi Sharaf & Aldawood Yemen
Nesomyrmex inhaca Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex inhaca Hita Garcia, Mbanyana, Audisco & Alpert Mozambique
Nesomyrmex zaheri Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex zaheri Sharaf, Akbar & Hita Garcia Yemen
Oecophylla taurica Formicinae Oecophylla taurica Perfilieva, Dubovikoff & Dlussky Yes
Proformica longipilosa Formicinae Formicini Proformica longipilosa Galkowski, Lebas, Wegnez, Lenoir & Blatrix France
Protanilla beijingensis Leptanillinae Anomalomyrmini Protanilla beijingensis Man, Ran, Chen & Xu China
Protanilla jongi Leptanillinae Anomalomyrmini Protanilla jongi Hsu, P.-W., Hsu, F.-C., Hsiao & Lin Taiwan
Pseudolasius zamrood Formicinae Lasiini Pseudolasius zamrood Akbar, Bharti & Wachkoo India
Pseudomyrmex evitus Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex evitus Ward Costa Rica
Pseudomyrmex feralis Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex feralis Ward Guatemala
Pseudomyrmex micans Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex micans Ward Peru
Pseudomyrmex obtusus Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex obtusus Ward Venezuela
Pseudomyrmex parvulus Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex parvulus Ward Brazil
Sericomyrmex maravalhas Myrmicinae Attini Sericomyrmex maravalhas Ješovnik & Schultz Brazil
Sericomyrmex radioheadi Myrmicinae Attini Sericomyrmex radioheadi Ješovnik & Schultz Venezuela
Sericomyrmex saramama Myrmicinae Attini Sericomyrmex saramama Ješovnik & Schultz Peru
Solenopsis atavinus Myrmicinae Solenopsis atavinus Perfilieva, Dubovikoff & Dlussky Yes
Stigmatomma luyiae Amblyoponinae Stigmatomma luyiae Hsu, F., Esteves, Chou & Lin Taiwan
Stigmomyrmex rugulosus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Stigmomyrmex rugulosus Radchenko & Dlussky Yes
Strongylognathus dao Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Strongylognathus dao Radchenko, Zhang & Heinze China
Tapinoma darioi Dolichoderinae Tapinoma darioi Seifert, DEustacchio, Kaufmann, Centorame & Modica Italy
Temnothorax ansei Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax ansei Catarineu, Barberá & Reyes-López Spain
Temnothorax arabicus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax arabicus Sharaf & Akbar Saudi Arabia
Temnothorax continentalis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax continentalis Galkowski & Cagniant France
Terataner balrog Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Terataner balrog Hita Garcia Madagascar
Terataner nymeria Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Terataner nymeria Hita Garcia Madagascar
Tetramorium bellerophoni Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium bellerophoni Salata & Borowiec Turkey
Tetramorium breviscapus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium breviscapus Wagner, Arthofer, Seifert, Muster, Steiner & Schlick-Steiner Greece
Tetramorium buschingeri Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium buschingeri Lapeva-Gjonova Bulgaria
Tetramorium caucasicum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium caucasicum Wagner, Arthofer, Seifert, Muster, Steiner & Schlick-Steiner Armenia
Tetramorium jarawa Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium jarawa Agavekar, Hita Garcia & Economo India
Tetramorium kephalosi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium kephalosi Salata & Borowiec Greece
Tetramorium krishnani Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium krishnani Agavekar, Hita Garcia & Economo India
Tetramorium seiferti Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium seiferti Kiran & Karaman Turkey
Thaumatomyrmex fraxini Ponerinae Ponerini Thaumatomyrmex fraxini DEsquivel & Jahyny Brazil
Trachymyrmex pakawa Myrmicinae Attini Trachymyrmex pakawa Sanchez-Peña, Chacón-Cardosa, Canales-Del Castillo & Reséndez-Pérez Mexico
Tyrannomyrmex alii Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Tyrannomyrmex alii Sadasivan & Kripakaran India
Zasphinctus obamai Dorylinae Zasphinctus obamai Hita Garcia Kenya
Zasphinctus sarowiwai Dorylinae Zasphinctus sarowiwai Hita Garcia Cameroon
Zasphinctus wilsoni Dorylinae Zasphinctus wilsoni Hita Garcia Mozambique