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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Aneuretinae
Tribe: †Pityomyrmecini
Wheeler, 1915
Type genus
1 fossil genera
1 fossil species


List of Genera

Extant Genera

This tribe is known only from fossils.

Fossil Genera


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

  • PITYOMYRMECINI [tribe of Aneuretinae]
    • †Pityomyrmecini Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 98. Type-genus: †Pityomyrmex Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 98.

Taxonomic History

  • Pityomyrmecini as tribe of Dolichoderinae: Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 98; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78.
  • Pityomyrmecini as tribe of Formicinae: Donisthorpe, 1943f: 684.
  • Pityomyrmecini as junior synonym of Dolichoderinae: Shattuck, 1992c: 5; Bolton, 1994: 26; Bolton, 2003: 81.
  • Pityomyrmecini as tribe of Aneuretinae: Dlussky & Rasnitsyn, 2009: 1036 [by implication as type-genus transferred to Aneuretinae].
  • Pityomyrmecini incertae sedis in Dolichoderinae: Ward, et al. 2010: 362.