Taxa Described in 2018

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The following 2 genera were described in 2018 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Proleptothorax Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Radchenko, Dlussky, & Perfilieva Proleptothorax primitivus Yes
Xerolitor Myrmicinae Attini Sosa-Calvo, Schultz, Jesovnik, Dahan & Rabeling Mycetosoritis explicatus, now Xerolitor explicatus 1

The following 84 species/subspecies were described in 2018 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Aenictus nuchiti Dorylinae Aenictus nuchiti Jaitrong & Ruangsittichai Thailand
Aenictus samungi Dorylinae Aenictus samungi Jaitrong & Ruangsittichai Thailand
Anochetus lanyuensis Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus lanyuensis Leong, Tsai, Terayama, Shiao & Lin Taiwan
Aphaenogaster asmaae Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster asmaae Sharaf Oman
Aphaenogaster gamagumayaa Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster gamagumayaa Naka & Maruyama Japan
Aphaenogaster sarae Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster sarae Sharaf Oman
Aphaenogaster ulibeli Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster ulibeli Gomez & Espadaler Spain
Calyptomyrmex laotius Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Calyptomyrmex laotius Jaitrong & Yamane Laos
Camponotus lamosy Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus lamosy Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus liandia Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus liandia Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus mainty Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus mainty Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus manabo Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus manabo Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus raina Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus raina Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus sada Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus sada Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus tanosy Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus tanosy Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara bara Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara bara Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara berivelo Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara berivelo Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara betsi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara betsi Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara creolei Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara creolei Azorsa & Fisher Mauritius
Carebara demeter Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara demeter Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara dota Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara dota Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara hainteny Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara hainteny Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara hiragasy Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara hiragasy Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara jajoby Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara jajoby Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara kabosy Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara kabosy Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara lova Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara lova Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara mahafaly Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara mahafaly Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara malagasy Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara malagasy Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara omasi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara omasi Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara placida Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara placida Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara raberi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara raberi Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara salegi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara salegi Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara sampi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara sampi Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara tana Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara tana Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara tanana Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara tanana Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara vazimba Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara vazimba Azorsa & Fisher Madagascar
Colobopsis explodens Formicinae Camponotini Colobopsis explodens Laciny & Zettel Brunei Darussalam
Fallomyrma anodonta Myrmicinae Fallomyrma anodonta Radchenko & Dlussky Yes
Fallomyrma marginata Myrmicinae Fallomyrma marginata Radchenko & Dlussky Yes
Fallomyrma robusta Myrmicinae Fallomyrma robusta Radchenko & Dlussky Yes
Hylomyrma villemantae Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Hylomyrma villemantae Neves & Lacau Brasil
Leptanilla macauensis Leptanillinae Leptanillini Leptanilla macauensis Leong, Yamane & Guénard China
Leptogenys academica Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys academica Lopez-Munoz, Villarreal & Lattke Brazil
Leptogenys atra Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys atra Arimoto and Yamane Vietnam
Leptogenys bhartii Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys bhartii Wachkoo, Maqbool, Akbar & Sharaf India
Leptogenys carioca Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys carioca Lopez-Munoz, Villarreal & Lattke Brazil
Leptogenys cyanicatena Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys cyanicatena Arimoto and Yamane Thailand
Messor mcarthuri Myrmicinae Stenammini Messor mcarthuri Steiner, Csősz, Markó, Gamisch, Rinnhofer, Folterbauer, Hammerle, Stauffer, Arthofer & Schlick-Steiner Turkey
Messor ponticus Myrmicinae Stenammini Messor ponticus Steiner, Csősz, Markó, Gamisch, Rinnhofer, Folterbauer, Hammerle, Stauffer, Arthofer & Schlick-Steiner Bulgaria
Metapone kanak Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Metapone kanak Taylor New Caledonia
Metapone nivanuatu Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Metapone nivanuatu Taylor Vanuatu
Monomorium mohammedi Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium mohammedi Sharaf & Hita Garcia Saudi Arabia
Myrmica gebaueri Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica gebaueri Seifert, Schltz, Ritz & Ritz Tibet
Odontomachus linearis Ponerinae Ponerini Odontomachus linearis Chen & Zhou China
Parasyscia rifati Dorylinae Parasyscia rifati Sharaf & Akbar Saudi Arabia
Platythyrea janyai Ponerinae Platythyreini Platythyrea janyai Phengsi, Jaitrong, Ruangsittichai & Khachonpisitsak Thailand
Prenolepis angulinoda Formicinae Lasiini Prenolepis angulinoda Chen & Zhou Synonym, see Prenolepis fustinoda
Prenolepis cyclopia Formicinae Lasiini Prenolepis cyclopia Chen & Zhou China
Prenolepis lakekamu Formicinae Lasiini Prenolepis lakekamu Williams & LaPolla Papua New Guinea
Prenolepis nepalensis Formicinae Lasiini Prenolepis nepalensis Williams & LaPolla Nepal
Prenolepis quinquedenta Formicinae Lasiini Prenolepis quinquedenta Chen & Zhou China
Prenolepis striata Formicinae Lasiini Prenolepis striata Chen & Zhou China
Pristomyrmex archaios Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Pristomyrmex archaios Radchenko & Dlussky Yes
Pristomyrmex elmesi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Pristomyrmex elmesi Radchenko & Dlussky Yes
Proceratium bruelheidei Proceratiinae Proceratiini Proceratium bruelheidei Staab, Xu & Hita Garcia China
Proceratium kepingmai Proceratiinae Proceratiini Proceratium kepingmai Staab, Xu & Hita Garcia China
Proceratium shohei Proceratiinae Proceratiini Proceratium shohei Staab, Xu & Hita Garcia China
Proleptothorax primitivus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini †Proleptothorax primitivus Radchenko, Dlussky, & Perfilieva Yes
Protalaridris aculeata Myrmicinae Attini Protalaridris aculeata Lattke & Alpert Peru
Protalaridris arhuaca Myrmicinae Attini Protalaridris arhuaca Guerrero, Lattke & Alpert Colombia
Protalaridris bordoni Myrmicinae Attini Protalaridris bordoni Lattke Venezuela
Protalaridris leponcei Myrmicinae Attini Protalaridris leponcei Delsinne & Lattke Ecuador
Protalaridris loxanensis Myrmicinae Attini Protalaridris loxanensis Lattke Ecuador
Protalaridris punctata Myrmicinae Attini Protalaridris punctata Lattke Venezuela
Solenopsis metallica Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Solenopsis metallica Pitts, Camacho, Gotzek, McHugh & Ross Brazil
Technomyrmex formosensis Dolichoderinae Technomyrmex formosensis Yamane, Leong, & Lin Taiwan
Temnothorax morea Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax morea Csősz, Salata & Borowiec Greece
Temnothorax strymonensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax strymonensis Csősz, Salata & Borowiec Bulgaria
Temnothorax tamriensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax tamriensis Ajerrar, Gómez, Bouharroud, Zaafrani & Cagniant Morocco
Tetramorium aisha Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium aisha Mbanyana, Robertson & Hita Garcia South Africa
Tetramorium brigitteae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium brigitteae Mbanyana, Robertson & Hita Garcia South Africa
Tetramorium duncani Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium duncani Mbanyana, Robertson & Hita Garcia South Africa
Tetramorium lerouxi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium lerouxi Mbanyana, Robertson & Hita Garcia South Africa
Tetramorium margueriteae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium margueriteae Mbanyana, Robertson & Hita Garcia South Africa