Myrmoteratini

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Myrmoteratini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmoteratini
Emery, 1895
Type genus
Myrmoteras
Diversity
1 genera
41 species
Synonyms

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

Myrmoteras

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.

  • MYRMOTERATINI [tribe of Formicinae]
    • Myrmoteratii Emery, 1895j: 772. Type-genus: Myrmoteras Forel, 1893f: 607.

Taxonomic History

  • Myrmoteratini as tribe of Camponotinae: Emery, 1895j: 772 [Myrmoteratii]; Ruzsky, 1905b: 110 [Mymoteratii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 143 [Myrmoteratii].
  • Myrmoteratini as tribe of Gesomyrmicinae: Ashmead, 1905b: 384 [Myrmoteratini].
  • Myrmoteratini as tribe of Formicinae: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 692; Emery, 1925b: 36; subsequent authors; Bolton, 2003: 23, 107; Ward, et al. 2016: 348.
  • Myrmoteratini Emery as senior synonym of Myrmoteratini Forel: Bolton, 1995b: 13.

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