Gigantiopini

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The tribe Gigantiopini belongs to the subfamily Formicinae. For a list of genera contained within this tribe see Gigantiopini genera, for species see Gigantiopini species.


Tribe GIGANTIOPINI
Gigantiopini Ashmead, 1905b: 384. Type-genus: Gigantiops.
Taxonomic history
Gigantiopini as tribe of Gesomyrmicinae: Ashmead, 1905b: 384.
Gigantiopini as tribe of Formicinae: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 692; Emery, 1925b: 48; all subsequent authors.
Genus of Gigantiopini: Gigantiops.


Tribe and genus Gigantiops references
Roger, 1863b: 11 (catalogue); Mayr, 1865: 9 (diagnosis); Forel, 1878: 370 (diagnosis); Dalla Torre, 1893: 175 (catalogue); Emery, 1925b: 48 (diagnosis, catalogue); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1970: 652 (larva diagnosis); Kempf, 1972a: 110 (catalogue); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 63 (larvae, review & synthesis); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 77 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1994: 50 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1049 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 207 (catalogue); Bolton, 2003: 25, 111 (diagnosis, synopsis).