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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • 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.

References