Apomyrminae

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Apomyrminae
Apomyrma stygia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Apomyrminae
Forel, 1893
Diversity
1 genera
1 species
Evolutionary Placement



Leptanillinae



Martialinae








Amblyoponinae - see relationships



Apomyrminae







Proceratiinae




Ponerinae - see relationships




Agroecomyrmecinae



Paraponerinae









Dorylinae - see relationships






Aneuretinae



Dolichoderinae - see relationships





Myrmeciinae - see relationships within Myrmecia



Pseudomyrmecinae - see relationships







Formicinae - see relationships




Myrmicinae - see relationships




Ectatomminae



Heteroponerinae










See Phylogeny of Formicidae for details.

Identification

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Distribution

Distribution and Species Richness based on AntMaps

Statistics

Extant Taxa

Tribes Valid Genera % World Genera Invalid Genera Valid Species/Subsp. % World Species Invalid Species/Subsp.
0 1 0.2% 0 1 0.01% 0

Fossil Taxa

No fossil taxa are known from this subfamily.

List of Tribes and Genera

Tribes

No tribes within subfamily.

Extant Genera

Apomyrma

Fossil Genera

No fossil genera within subfamily.

Morphology

Karyotype Data

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Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • APOMYRMINAE [subfamily of Formicidae]
    • Apomyrmini Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78. Type-genus: Apomyrma Brown, et al. 1971: 259.

Taxonomic History

  • Apomyrmini as tribe of Ponerinae: Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78.
  • Apomyrmini as tribe of Leptanillinae: Bolton, 1990b: 280; Kugler, C. 1992: 106.
  • Apomyrmini as tribe of Apomyrminae: Bolton, 1994: 16; Bolton, 2003: 39, 150.
  • Apomyrmini as leptanillomorph subfamily of Formicidae: Bolton, 2003: 39, 150 [Apomyrminae].
  • Apomyrmini as junior synonym of Amblyoponinae: Saux, et al. 2004: 465.
  • Apomyrmini as subfamily of Formicidae: Baroni Urbani, et al. 1992: 316 [Apomyrminae]; Bolton, 1994: 16 [Apomyrminae]; Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 41.
  • [Aromyrmini: incorrect subsequent spelling by Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78.]

Taxonomic References

Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 41 (diagnosis).

References

  • Fisher, B. L. & Bolton, B. 2016. Ants of Africa and Madagascar, a guide to the genus. University of California Press. 503pp.