Meranoplini

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

Synopsis


Tribe MERANOPLINI
Meranoplini Emery, 1914a: 37 (diagnosis in key). Type-genus: Meranoplus.
Taxonomic history
Meranoplini as tribe of Myrmicinae: Emery, 1914a: 37; Arnold, 1917: 360; Forel, 1917: 244; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 658; Emery, 1924d: 222; all subsequent authors.


Genus (extant) of Meranoplini: Meranoplus.


Genus (extinct) of Meranoplini: *Parameranoplus.


Tribe Meranoplini and genus Meranoplus references
Roger, 1863b: 39 (catalogue); Mayr, 1863: 428 (catalogue); Mayr, 1865: 26 (diagnosis); Dalla Torre, 1893: 136 (catalogue); Forel, 1903a: 705 (India & Sri Lanka species key); Bingham, 1903: 167 (India, Sri Lanka & Burma species key); Emery, 1914a: 41 (synoptic classification); Arnold, 1917: 363 (diagnosis, South Africa species key); Forel, 1917: 244 (synoptic classification); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 183, 663, 887, 1029 (Meranoplus diagnosis, Meranoplini genera key, Afrotropical, Malagasy catalogues); Emery, 1924d: 222 (diagnosis, genera key, catalogue); Wheeler, W.M. 1935a: 6 (genera key); Chapman & Capco, 1951: 112 (Asia checklist); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 55 (larvae, review & synthesis); Bolton, 1981a: 44, 46 (review of tribe, diagnosis, Afrotropical species revision, key); Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 66 (Australia catalogue); Taylor, 1987a: 37 (Australia, New Caledonia checklist); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 80 (synoptic classification); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 16 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1994: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1050 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 250 (catalogue); Wu, J. & Wang, 1995: 78 (China species key); Schödl, 1998: 361 (Oriental species revision, key); Shattuck, 1999: 141 (Australia synopsis); Bolton, 2003: 67, 242 (diagnosis, synopsis); Andersen, 2006: 158 (Australia species groups key); Schödl, 2007: 373 (M. diversus group key); Heterick, 2009: 151 (southwestern Australia species key).