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Scientific classification (junior synonym of Amblyoponini)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Onychomyrmicini
Ashmead, 1905
Type genus

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Amblyoponini.


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

  • ONYCHOMYRMECINI [junior synonym of Amblyoponini]
    • Onychomyrmicini Ashmead, 1905b: 382. Type-genus: Onychomyrmex Emery, 1895g: 349.

Taxonomic History

  • Onychomyrmecini as tribe of Ponerinae: Ashmead, 1905b: 382 [Onychomyrmicini]; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 638.
  • Onychomyrmecini as subtribe of Ponerini: Emery, 1911d: 96 [Onychomyrmicini].
  • Onychomyrmecini as junior synonym of Amblyoponini: Bolton, 1994: 164; Bolton, 2003: 153.