Ectatommini

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Ectatommini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Emery, 1895
Type genus
Ectatomma
Diversity
3 genera
258 species
2 fossil genera
12 fossil species
Synonyms

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

EctatommaGnamptogenysRhytidoponera

Fossil Genera

ElectroponeraPseudectatomma

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • ECTATOMMINI [tribe of Ectatomminae]
    • Ectatommii Emery, 1895j: 767. Type-genus: Ectatomma Smith, F. 1858b: 102.

Taxonomic History

  • Ectatommini as tribe of Pachycondylinae: Ashmead, 1905b: 382 [Ectatommini].
  • Ectatommini as tribe of Ponerinae: Emery, 1895j: 767 [Ectatommii]; Emery, 1901a: 36 [Ectatommii]; Ruzsky, 1905b: 174 [Ectatommii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 134 [Ectatommii]; Emery, 1911d: 30; Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 33; Forel, 1917: 236; Gallardo, 1918b: 7; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 638; Brown, 1958g: 175; Kusnezov, 1964: 50; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1985: 256; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 10; Jaffe, 1993: 8; Bolton, 1994: 164.
  • Ectatommini as tribe of Ectatomminae: Bolton, 2003: 46, 173.
  • Ectatommini as senior synonym of Stictoponerini: Taylor, 1980c: 354.

Taxonomic References

Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 134 (diagnosis); Emery, 1911d: 30 (diagnosis, genera key); Forel, 1917: 236 (synoptic classification); Gallardo, 1918b: 11 (Argentina, key); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 642 (genera key); Brown, 1958g: 185 (all genera revision, key); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 49 (larvae, review and synthesis); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 10 (synoptic classification); Kugler, C. 1991: 155 (sting structure, phylogeny); Bolton, 1994: 164 (synoptic classification); Lattke, 1994: 105 (phylogeny); Bolton, 1995a: 1042 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 11 (catalogue); Keller, 2000: 59 (phylogeny); Bolton, 2003: 46, 173 (diagnosis, synopsis); Ouellette, et al. 2006: 359 (phylogeny); Fernández & Arias-Penna, 2008: 30 (Neotropical genera key); General & Alpert, 2012: 71 (Philippines genera key); Dlussky & Wedmann, 2012: 728 (Germany Eocene fossils).

References