Gigantiopini

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Gigantiopini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Gigantiopini
Ashmead, 1905
Type genus
Gigantiops
Diversity
1 genera
1 species

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

Gigantiops

Fossil Genera

No fossil genera within tribe.

Nomenclature

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

  • GIGANTIOPINI [tribe of Formicinae]
    • Gigantiopini Ashmead, 1905b: 384. Type-genus: Gigantiops Roger, 1863b: 11.

Taxonomic History

  • Gigantiopini as tribe of Gesomyrmicinae: Ashmead, 1905b: 384.
  • Gigantiopini as tribe of Formicinae: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 692; Emery, 1925b: 48; subsequent authors; Bolton, 2003: 25, 111; Ward, et al. 2016: 347.

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