Myrmeciini

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Myrmeciini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Emery, 1877
Type genus
Myrmecia
Diversity
1 genera
93 species

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

Myrmecia

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.

  • MYRMECIINI [tribe of Myrmeciinae]
    • Myrmeciidae Emery, 1877a: 71. Type-genus: Myrmecia Fabricius, 1804: 423.

Taxonomic History

  • Myrmeciini as tribe of Ponerinae: Forel, 1893a: 162 [Myrmecii]; Emery, 1895j: 766 [Myrmecii]; Emery, 1901a: 36 [Myrmecii]; Ruzsky, 1905b: 174 [Myrmecii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 134 [Myrmecii]; Emery, 1911d: 17 [Myrmeciini]; Forel, 1917: 235; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 636, 640; subsequent authors.
  • Myrmeciini as tribe of Myrmeciinae: Brown, 1954e: 23; subsequent authors; Bolton, 2003: 29, 132.

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