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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Pogonomyrmecini
Genus: Lundella
Emery, 1915
Type species
Tetramorium reitteri, now Hylomyrma reitteri

Hylomyrma reitteri casent0173969 profile 1.jpg

Hylomyrma reitteri casent0173969 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels

This genus is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Hylomyrma.


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

  • LUNDELLA [junior synonym of Hylomyrma]
    • Lundella Emery, 1915i: 191. Type-species: Tetramorium reitteri, by original designation.
    • Lundella junior synonym of Hylomyrma: Brown, 1953h: 3.


  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 221, Lundella as junior synonym of Hylomyrma)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1953h. Characters and synonymies among the genera of ants. Part II. Breviora 18: 1-8.
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943g. A list of the type-species of the genera and subgenera of the Formicidae. [part]. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(10): 617-688 (page 658, Lundella in Myrmicinae, Tetramoriini)
  • Emery, C. 1915g. Noms de sous-genres et de genres proposés pour la sous-famille des Myrmicinae. Modifications à la classification de ce groupe (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1915: 189-192 (page 191, Lundella as genus)
  • Forel, A. 1917. Cadre synoptique actuel de la faune universelle des fourmis. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 51: 229-253 (page 245, Lundella in Myrmicinae, Tetramoriini)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922i. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VII. Keys to the genera and subgenera of ants. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 631-710 (page 664, Lundella in Myrmicinae, Tetramoriini)