Myrmecinini

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


Tribe MYRMECININI
Myrmecinini Ashmead, 1905b: 383. Type-genus: Myrmecina.
Taxonomic history
Myrmecinini as tribe of Myrmicinae: Ashmead, 1905b: 383; Emery, 1912b: 105; Emery, 1914a: 37; Arnold, 1916: 190; Forel, 1917: 244; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 659; Emery, 1924d: 229; all subsequent authors.

Junior synonym of MYRMECININI

Archaeomyrmecini Mann, 1921: 449. Type-genus: Archaeomyrmex (junior synonym of Myrmecina).
Taxonomic history
Archaeomyrmecini as tribe of Myrmicinae: Mann, 1921: 449; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 656.
Archaeomyrmecini as junior synonym of Myrmecinini: Brown, 1971a: 2.


Genera (extant) of Myrmecinini: Acanthomyrmex, Myrmecina, Perissomyrmex, Pristomyrmex.


Genera (extinct) incertae sedis in Myrmecinini: *Enneamerus, *Stiphromyrmex.


Tribe Myrmecinini references
Emery, 1912b: 105 (genera key); Emery, 1914a: 37, 41 (diagnosis (in key), synoptic classification); Forel, 1917: 244 (synoptic classification); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 670 (genera key); Emery, 1924d: 229 (diagnosis, genera key, catalogue); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 55 (larvae, review & synthesis); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 79 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1994: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1