Myrmelachistini

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Myrmelachistini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmelachistini
Forel, 1912
Type genus
Myrmelachista
Diversity
2 genera
110 species
Synonyms

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

BrachymyrmexMyrmelachista

Fossil Genera

No fossil genera within tribe.

Nomenclature

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

  • MYRMELACHISTINI [tribe of Formicinae]
    • Myrmelachistini Forel, 1912i: 89 (diagnosis in key). Type-genus: Myrmelachista Roger, 1863a: 162.

Taxonomic History

  • Myrmelachistini as tribe of Camponotinae: Forel, 1912i: 89; Forel, 1917: 249; Arnold, 1920a: 552.
  • Myrmelachistini as junior synonym of Plagiolepidini: Bolton, 2003: 22, 100.
  • Myrmelachistini as tribe of Formicinae: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 693; Emery, 1925b: 31; subsequent authors to Bolton, 2003: 22, 100; Ward, et al. 2016: 348.
  • Myrmelachistini as senior synonym of Brachymyrmecini: Ward, et al. 2016: 348.

References